The Los Angeles Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force searched the KISS rocker's Benedict Canyon home as part of the probe, but they insisted that Simmons and his relatives are not the target of the inquiry.

Simmons later took to to retweet news reports on the incident, while he also shared messages from his wife Shannon and daughter Sophie praising fans for their supportive posts.

Shannon writes, "Thanks for your support. We couldn't be more horrified that someone used our residence for such heinous crimes. Law enforcement is on it", while Sophie added a similar message.