Cops raced to Miley Cyrus' L.A. house tonight after receiving a report about a possible home invasion ... but when they arrived to the scene, it turned out to be a false alarm ... and all signs point to a troubling prank known as "Swatting."
Law enforcement sources confirm ... the LAPD received a 911 call at 6:50 PM to report a possible home invasion, possible shots fired.
The LAPD responded immediately ... sending a chopper, and officers with high powered weapons , who immediately set up a perimeter around the home ... with guns drawn.
Source: TMZ. Read full article. (link)