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Online player arrested as a result of «swatting» killed his partner

Police in Los Angeles arrested 25-year-old online gamer named Tyler Burris, who took revenge on his partner by dialing 911 m giving his address unit of police special forces (SWAT).

The outcome is 28-year-old Andrew Finch from Wichita, Kansas, was shot, wrote on Sunday, 31 December, website of news service to NBC News.

Burris told the police that the house Finch allegedly occurred hostage-taking, then guards arrived at the address and shot the landlord.

Note that gamers often practice this kind of sweepstakes, which already received the name of swatting – from the acronym SWAT(special forces police).

Burris previously had problems with the law and was known to law enforcement. In 2015, he was arrested and convicted on charges of false calls to the police. During a telephone conversation, he claimed that the building of a local TV channel alleged bomb threat that caused the evacuation of employees, writes the edition of The Glendale News-Press.

Online player arrested as a result of «swatting» killed his partner

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