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Man accidentally shoots himself at Coral Springs home

Police say victim initially lied about incident

(WPLG)

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Coral Springs police say they were initially searching for a shooter Wednesday morning after a shooting was reported at a home in the area of Northwest 108th Way and 107th Avenue, off Coral Springs Drive and Westview Drive.

Sky 10 was above the scene around 7:45 a.m. as there was a heavy police presence in the area.

But police said they later discovered that the victim had actually accidentally shot himself in the leg and lied about it.

Police said a separate incident was also reported in the area regarding an attempted abduction.

But police said that incident turned out to be a girl who stole her sister’s car and then also lied about it.


About the Author:

Annaliese Garcia joined Local 10 News in January 2020. Born and raised in Miami, she graduated from the University of Miami, where she studied broadcast journalism. She began her career at Univision. Before arriving at Local 10, she was with NBC2 (WBBH-TV) covering Southwest Florida. She's glad to be back in Miami!