Swatter Tyler Barriss has received a 20-year prison sentence, according to Associated Press. A longtime swatter, Barriss pled guilty in November to crimes that ultimately led to the fatal shooting of a man over a Call of Duty dispute. Prior to that, Barriss had called in phony bomb threats to the FBI, the FCC, schools, malls, and TV stations. Read our updated story for more.

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