National 20 year sentence for swatter hoax leading to innocent death

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Share with everyone you know. These swatting hoaxes need to be put down immediately; they are a favorite tactic of anti-gunners as well as this online gaming idiot.

20 years for man behind hoax call that led to fatal shoot

20 years for man behind hoax call that led to fatal shooting
Published: Friday, March 29, 2019 @ 12:23 PM
By: Associated Press

"WICHITA, KAN. — A California man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for making bogus emergency calls to authorities across the U.S., including one that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man following a dispute between two online players over a $1.50 bet in the Call of Duty: WWII video game.

U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren sentenced Tyler R. Barriss, 26, under a deal in which he pleaded guilty in November to a total of 51 federal charges related to fake calls and threats. The plea agreement called for a sentence of at least 20 years —"
 

JeremyK

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The Person he meant to “SWAT” wasn’t even the person that got killed, IIRC. It was the wrong address or something and the cops say the poor guy “reached into his waistband” or something....
 

titsonritz

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Twenty years isnt long enough says me, he should have gotten life with out tje possibility for parole! This is a bad situation All around, an innocent man is dead, and this arsehole gets to be a ward of the state with 3 hots and a cot, cable t.v. and internet!
Too bad he didn't do his crime in Texas, they'd toast him.
 

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