YouTube robbery 'prank' ends in fatal shooting

Found on BBC News on Monday, 22 February 2021
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Witnesses told police Timothy Wilks and a friend had approached a group of people outside a family trampoline park in Nashville, holding large knives.

Mr Wilks was then shot by a 23-year-old, who told police he had had no idea it had been a "prank" and had been acting in self-defence.

Mr Wilks's friend told officers the "prank" had been for a YouTube video.

It's always better to think about possible consequences before trying to earn some virtual fame.