Man admits to accidentally shooting himself after claiming he was robbed

Man admits to accidentally shooting himself after claiming he was robbed

MORGANFIELD, KY (WFIE) - A man is in the Union County jail, accused of lying to police about a shooting.

According to Morganfield Police, Laron Everhart, 36-years-old, told them he was shot when two masked men tried to rob him last week. But the problem as it turns out, there was no attempted robbery.

Police say after further questioning, Everhart admitted he accidentally shot himself.

He was arrested for false informing and for drugs found in his car.

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