City responds to swatting lawsuit

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The city of Wichita has filed a response to a federal lawsuit filed in the deadly swatting case that killed Andrew Finch in December.

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The lawsuit claimed the police failed in getting the right types of officers to the scene after Finch was gunned down by a police officer when he came out his front door.

In their response, the city denies any wrong doing in the case and says because the fake caller said he had shot someone and was holding someone at gunpoint inside the home, the police thought Finch was a danger when they say he didn't comply with their orders.

Check back for updates on the city's response.


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