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Gaming firm helping police in Kansas shooting

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Published: Dec. 29, 2017 at 3:11 PM CST
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A spokeswoman says a company that runs online gaming tournaments is assisting authorities as they investigate the

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UMG Gaming operates online gaming tournaments, including one for the Call of Duty game.

UMG Vice President Shannon Gerritzen said in an email that the company is "doing everything we can to assist the authorities."

Authorities are investigating whether the shooting of 28-year-old Andrew Finch in Wichita stemmed from someone making up a false report to get a SWAT team to descend upon a home.

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Police have said they were called to Finch's home Thursday by a false report of a homicide and hostage situation and an officer shot him.

Information from: WIBW-TV.

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