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Kick streamer goes viral after being shot by armed police squad

Kick streamer goes viral after being shot by armed police squad

Fousey was just minding her own business (Twitter)

Fousey was caught in a terrifying situation when she was shot by armed police officers over an illegal prank while live streaming on Kick.

There are many advantages to being a streamer. For example, you can set your own schedule and generally do whatever you want, whether it’s playing video games or exploring the world. As long as you keep your viewers entertained, of course.

But it also has some terrible downsides, like Amouranth’s follower problems and xQc having to be moved due to daily swatting issues.

Kick broadcaster Fousey experienced the latter when she found herself suddenly surrounded by police officers as she was leaving a car park, following an illegal ‘prank’ played by her viewers.

In footage shared on social media of the incident, Fousey is seen being startled as police cars behind her block her path as she is about to reverse out of the parking lot.

In the video below, you can hear one of the police officers yelling at her and then Fousey putting her hands out the window.

At one point, Fousey tries to explain what’s going on and says, ‘This is a prank call, I’m live streaming.’

The broadcaster is then asked to get out of the car, which he does, but says his viewers are being ‘disturbing’ because they have reported him to the police.

In the video, at least six police officers are seen at the scene, two pointing guns at Fousey and one holding a large shield.

After a conversation, Fousey was allowed to drive away after some officers closely examined her vehicle and she said:

“But I’m glad we got out of that safe. The only thing that bothered me about it was that he literally said, ‘Keep your hands away from the window, don’t put them back in your car or we’ll shoot,’ and they all had their guns out.”

Swatting is when someone calls the police and makes up a story that will cause armed police (usually a SWAT team in the US, hence the name) to arrive.

As you might expect, swatting is illegal and there have been a few deaths as a result, but it is fairly common for streamers.

Fousey’s car is under close scrutiny during swatting incident (Twitter)

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