Two other gamers accused of being part of a “swatting” hoax led to a deadly shootout.
To rent a man a house of one of the men in possession, allegedly involved in the swat – a-hoax-call requests, the armed police shot and killed in the subsequent raid.
Tyler, Obi-WAN, is accused of making the swatting call, the following had been accused of a series of books about a game of Call of Duty, already convicted of manslaughter.
Two others face charges in connection with their role.
Shane Gaskill and Casey Viner accused of obstruction of justice, conspiracy and wire fraud.
U.S. attorney Stephen McAllister said the charges showed that the swatting was not a “hoax or a prank”.
“It is a Federal crime, and it brings to the lives of people in danger,” he said in a press conference reported by the local newspaper The Wichita Eagle.
According to court papers, Mr. Gaskill and Mr. Viner fell while playing Call of Duty: World war II at the end of December 2017.
Mr Viner was allegedly so angry that he asked a third. Mr Obi-WAN, “swat” Mr Gaskill.
It is claimed that Mr. Gaskill information from an address he owned in Kansas, but where was the other man – Andrew Finch.
Armed officers attended the house in Kansas, and if Mr Fink, who knew nothing of the quarrel, answered the door, he was fatally shot, as the police believed, his movements showed that he was after a weapon.
Mr Viner and Mr Gaskill are due in court again on 13. June.