Los Angeles Man Arrested in ‘Swatting’ Call That Preceded Fatal Police Shooting in Kansas
Dec 30, 2017 • NBC News
December 30, 2017
Los Angeles police arrested a 25-year-old man in a suspected “swatting” hoax 911 call in Kansas that ended in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man.
The LAPD took Tyler Barriss of Los Angeles into custody in that city on Friday afternoon, on a fugitive warrant stemming from the Thursday evening incident in Kansas, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said.