LAPD arrests 25-year-old suspect in Wichita ‘swatting’ case

Thursday night Wichita police killed Andrew Finch after responding to a call claiming a man at his address had shot someone and was holding others hostage. That call was a hoax, commonly referred to as “swatting,” and in this case, it’s apparently linked to a Call of Duty match, where one player passed a fake […]

Wichita police release 911 call, bodycam footage from ‘swatting’ shooting (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Wichita police have released both the prank 911 call that led to an officer shooting an unarmed man and the body cam footage of the shooting. The mother of the victim blames police for murdering her son. On Friday, the Wichita Police Department released the hoax call they received from an unknown suspect about a […]

“They call it swatting,” says grieving Wichita mother after son killed by police

Enlarge / Wichita Police. (credit: Wichita Police) A 28-year-old Wichita, Kansas man was killed last night by police who were responding to a tip falsely reporting a hostage situation at the man’s house. And rumors are swirling in the Call of Duty community that the death was the result of a “swatting” attack gone horribly […]