Call Of Duty 'swatting' prankster is charged with manslaughter after 'faking a hostage situation in 911 call' for a $2 bet which led to cops shooting dead an innocent man

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A California man who was accused of faking a hostage situation for a 'swatting' prank last month that resulted in an innocent 28-year-old Kansas man being shot dead has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Tyler Barriss made his first court appearance Friday in Kansas via a video from jail after he was extradited from Los Angeles.

Addition - Manslaughter - Gamer - Alarm - Interference

In addition to manslaughter, the 25-year-old gamer was charged with making a false alarm and interference with a law enforcement officer.

His bond was set at $500,000.

Barriss - Wichita - Police - December - Claiming

Barriss called Wichita police on December 28 claiming that he had shot his father in the head and was holding his mother and brother at gunpoint.

He also claimed that he had poured gasoline inside the home and 'might just set it on fire'.

Address - Home - West - McCormick - Street

He allegedly gave a 911 dispatcher the address of a home on West McCormick Street in Wichita, Kansas. The house belonged to Andrew Finch, a 28-year-old father-of-two.

A SWAT team responded to the call, and Finch was shot dead as he opened the front door. Police have said that Finch moved his hand toward his waistband and an officer, fearing he was reaching for a gun, fired and killed him.

Finch - Mother - Lisa - Finch - Death

Finch's mother, Lisa Finch, has said that he was unarmed and called his death 'murder'.

Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said he is still reviewing whether charges will be filed against the officer. He's awaiting a final autopsy report.

Determination - Decision - Barriss

Once he makes a determination that decision will be made public, he said following Barriss'...
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