Gamers plead not guilty in 'swatting' death
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Two gamers whose online dispute over a video game allegedly led to a swatting call that resulted in police fatally shooting a Wichita, Kansas, man have pleaded not guilty.
Eighteen-year-old Casey Viner, of North College Hill, Ohio, and 19-year-old Shane Gaskill, of Wichita, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to obstruct justice, wire fraud and other counts.
Prosecutors allege Vinter asked 25-year-old Tyler Barriss of Los Angeles to "swat" Gaskill. Police went to a Wichita home in response to the call and shot Andrew Finch, who was not involved in the dispute.
Gaskill and Viner were released on a $10,000 bond