LISTEN: Police release 911 prank call claiming man took hostages at Beavercreek church

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BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) – Officials have released 911 calls that prompted a major police response to a Beavercreek church Saturday night.

Beavercreek Police say the call was made in reference to the Dayton Student House of Prayer. The caller claimed he had shot someone and that he had taken hostages at the church.

READ MORE: Beavercreek church says false shooting call sparked unnecessary fear

That claim was determined to be false.

In the 911 call, the suspect says his name is Michael, but refuses to give dispatchers his phone number.

He says he just shot someone and that he had taken two hostages, and “might take more.”

Listen to one of the calls below:

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says they have identified a person of interest who could face charges of inciting panic or making false alarms.

READ MORE: Police identify person of interest after prank call prompts emergency response

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