- Andrew Finch, 28, shot on doorstep after call alleging armed incident
- Incident may be result of ‘swatting’ prank linked to online gaming
A law enforcement official said police in Los Angeles had arrested a man they suspect made a hoax phone call, possibly linked to an argument over an online game, that resulted in a fatal police shooting in Kansas.
The official said 25-year-old Tyler Barriss was arrested on Friday but had no information on charges. The official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/dec/29/wichita-man-killed-by-police-after-false-hostage-report-was-murdered-mother-swatting
Author : Associated Press in Wichita, Kansas
Publish date : 30 December 2017 | 7:50 pm
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