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Gamer faces new charges in Kansas fatal 'swatting' case

 


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — One of the online gamers accused in a video game dispute that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man is facing new charges.

KWCH-TV reports that Shane Gaskill was charged Tuesday with more counts of wire fraud and making a false statement. Gaskill previously pleaded not guilty to federal counts including obstruction of justice.

He's among three men charged in the "swatting" case that led to Andrew Finch's death. Officers thought they were responding to a hostage situation when Finch was killed in December.

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