California Man Arrested After Fatal ‘Swatting’ Shooting

The Los Angeles Police Department confirms it arrested Tyler Barriss in connection with a deadly 'swatting' call in Wichita, Kansas.

Image via Glendale Police Department via AP

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Los Angeles have arrested a man they suspect made a hoax emergency call that resulted in a SWAT police officer fatally shooting a man at the door of his own home in Kansas, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Wichita Deputy Police Chief Troy Livingston on Friday characterized the hoax call as "swatting" in which a "prankster" called 911 with a fake story about a shooting and kidnapping to… Read at AP News

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