'Swatting' suspect faces manslaughter charge in fatal shooting by police

The California man accused of initiating a "swatting" incident that ended in a Kansas man's death has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Tyler Barriss, 25, made his first appearance Friday in a Wichita, Kansas, courtroom after being extradited from California. He also faces charges of giving false alarm and interference with a law enforcement officer. A judge set his bond at $500,000.

"Swatting" -- a prank that dates at least to the early 2000s -- occurs when someone makes a false...

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