According to NBC, a Tennessee man directed a robbery to make a prank video, only to be taken seriously by passers-by, which eventually led to the man being shot dead.
The Nashville Metropolitan Police Department said on February 6 local time that on the evening of February 5, 20-year-old Timothy Wilks, directed and acted in a prank to make a video for social media channels.
He entered a Nashville company with a knife. The parking lot of the car was shot by passers-by and died.
Police said that after they arrived at the scene of the crime at about 9:20 p.m. that day, witnesses said that Wilkes and another friend approached a group of people with knives and said that they were doing pranks, and David Starnes, 23, did not realize that this was A prank, he shot Wilkes with a gun to defend himself.
Police said Stanis has not been charged with the matter at present, and the case is still under further investigation.