WICHITA, Kan. — A California man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man in Kansas has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
Tyler Barriss made his first court appearance in Kansas via video link from jail on Friday following his extradition from Los Angeles. The 25-year-old is also charged with giving false alarm and interference with a law enforcement officer. Bond was set at $500,000.
Tyler Barriss appears for an extradition hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via AP)