Swatting

KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
May 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
A federal grand jury handed down an indictment Wednesday against a Los Angeles man who is accused in a fatal "swatting" call in Wichita. The indictment names Tyler Barriss, 25, and two other gamers who were involved in a dispute that led to the fake emergency call. Barriss already faces state...
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December 30, 2017 - 5:53 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police in Wichita, Kansas, say a prankster who lured police to a home in a "swatting" incident is responsible for a fatal officer-involved shooting. A 28-year-old man was fatally shot by an officer Thursday. Relatives have identified him as Andrew Finch. Deputy Police Chief...
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