Police: woman lied about shooting


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)- A man has been arrested for a shooting, but police say the victim lied about it at first.

Police were called to Yale on July 15 after a woman said she had been shot in the hand.

The woman said she was shot while walking on Sylvan Avenue.

After investigating, police say they didn’t believe the victim’s story. Police say the victim admitted she lied to them.

Police say the woman was actually shot inside her apartment.

Police arrested 21-year-old Javon Picket of New Haven for the shooting.




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