Tyler Barriss

Dreamstime
January 20, 2018 - 5:08 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker is pushing for tougher penalties after a death in Kansas that resulted from a prank call to police. Republican Rep. Bill Kidd of Independence has filed legislation to hold pranksters civilly and criminally liable if they make a call resulting in an...
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Dreamstime
January 11, 2018 - 4:36 pm
A man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man has been returned to Kansas. Sedgwick County jail records show 25-year-old Tyler Barriss was booked into the jail Thursday on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter, giving false alarm and...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2018 - 2:12 pm
A Los Angeles man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man is charged with making a similar call in Canada days earlier. Police in Calgary said in a news release that warrants have been issued for Tyler Barriss, 25, who is charged with public...
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Glendale Police
January 03, 2018 - 1:05 pm
A 25-year-old Los Angeles man suspected of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man faces a charge of making a false alarm, according to a warrant filed Wednesday in California. The Los Angeles County district attorney filed the fugitive-from-justice...
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Dreamstime
January 01, 2018 - 4:41 am
Tyler Barriss — the man accused of making a swatting call in Wichita that left a 28-year-old man dead by police gunfire — is expected to appear in a California courtroom sometime this week in connection with the case. The court appearance would be the first step in bringing Barriss to Kansas to...
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Dreamstime
December 30, 2017 - 12:35 am
The Los Angeles Police Department confirms they have arrested a 25 year-old man in connection with Thursday’s "swatting" call in Wichita, which ultimately led to the deadly officer-involved shooting of 28-year-old Andrew Finch. Officer Mike Lopez with the LAPD tells our partners at KSN News that...
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