Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf, the recent first-place winner of the Fortnite World Cup, received an unwelcome surprise recently.
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While streaming the game with pro players Ghost Bizzle and FaZe Dubs, Bugha was swatted.
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Bugha and his family were incredibly fortunate, as the situation did not escalate to a dangerous level.
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Swatting is a term used to describe a false emergency report made against an innocent individual.
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Armed police then respond to the scene, sometimes with fatal results.
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In 2018, Andre Finch was killed by a police officer due to a call made maliciously with the purpose of causing trouble.
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Luckily, neither Bugha nor his family were harmed.
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