MANCHESTER, N.H. (WHDH) - A New Hampshire man is facing charges after police say he shot himself in the leg and then lied about being injured in a road rage incident.
Corey Raikes, 27, of Manchester, was arrested Monday on charges including falsifying physical evidence, felon in possession of a deadly weapon, armed career criminal, reckless conduct, and violation of bail, according to the Manchester Police Department.
Officers responding to a report of a man who walked into the emergency room at Catholic Medical Center with a gunshot wound spoke with Raikes, who allegedly claimed that he was wounded in a road rage incident.
A subsequent investigation revealed Raikes’ suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound and that he is a convicted felon who is prohibited from having firearms, police said.
It’s not clear when Raikes will be called to court.
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