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Some Jerk Downloaded Child Porn At Gene Simmons' House

Gene Simmons of KISS (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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The home of KISS frontman Gene Simmons was raided in a child porn investigation, but the LAPD says he nor his family are suspects.Officers with the LAPD's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force raided the Simmons family home on the 2600 block of Benedict Canyon Drive around 7 a.m., Thursday morning. Authorities did not offer many details on the nature of the investigation or the crime, but an LAPD spokesman told CNN, "No members of the Simmons family are suspects in the case and were extremely cooperative."

TMZ reports that somebody used a computer in the Simmons home or their Internet connection to download child pornography.

A spokesman for the Simmons family released a statement on Thursday, telling ABC 7 that the crime may have taken place while Simmons was on tour with KISS. "At this time, the police have requested that Mr. Simmons and his family not discuss the investigation publicly so as not to compromise it," the statement also read.

Last night, Simmons' wife, Shannon Tweed Simmons, tweeted her support to fans on Twitter with one helpful reminder:

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