"A man in the united states is sentenced to 20 years in prison for having made a false emergency call to police that ended with an innocent man was shot dead, reports NBC."
"On 28 december 2017 hit man the emergency number 911 and claimed that he was at an address in the city Wichita in Kansas. He said that he had killed his father, and that he kept the rest of the family hostage."
"the Police reputation out to the site and requested that all of the dwelling house would come out. An unwitting man stepped out and raised and lowered their hands several times, which led to police opening fire."
"the Reason that man made the false larmsamtalet was an altercation between two other people who played video games. One of these contacted the now convicted man via social media and challenged him to alert police to the other player's home address, according to the Los Angeles Times. The man did it, but was given an old address."
"He confessed to a total of 51 false emergency call that he has done for several years, and went with it a long prison sentence in a deal with the prosecution."
"To make false emergency calls, which leads to that the mission of Swat is sent to a place is so common that it is called"
"I hope this sends a strong message about the swatting, which is an immature and thoughtless actions," says Stephen McAllister, district attorney for Kansas, according to NBC."
"The american police concept with a task force Swat (S. W. A. T), came after several incidents at the end of the 1960s, where snipers shot civilians and police officers."
"Los Angeles-police analyzed several of these events and came to the conclusion that you do not have any effective way to respond to these dangerous situations."
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"Source: Los Angeles police department."