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Teen Charged with Falsely Reporting Robbery

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Wilmington police say a 15-year-old boy who reported being shot during a robbery actually shot himself, and is now facing charges.

Police say the teenager was shot in the left thigh on Monday afternoon near 28th and Washington streets.

Investigators found that the wound was self-inflicted and that the victim had falsely reported a robbery. Police reported Saturday that they executed a search warrant at the boy's home on Thursday and arrested him. He's been charged with illegal firearm possession and falsely reporting an incident.

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