Cops say 25-year-old Tyler Barriss allegedly made a so-called "swatting" phone call from Los Angeles, telling authorities there was a hostage situation at a house in Wichita. But there wasn’t. A police SWAT team surrounded the house and ordered the homeowner to come out. Cops say the homeowner, Andrew Finch, was shot dead when they believed he was reaching for a gun. The accused hoaxer appeared in an L.A. courthouse, approximately 1,400 miles from where the deadly shooting happened.

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CGTN America 18 Feb 2018 00:00 CET

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