Police: Woman lied about man shooting her on Detroit's east side

Woman shot herself

DETROIT - A woman who told police she was shot while walking on a sidewalk on Detroit's east side Saturday night actually shot herself, police said.

The 27-year-old told police she was in the area of East Warren Avenue and Cadieux Road when a man approached her and tried to start a conversation. When she ignored him, she said he shot her.

Police investigations found her story to be untrue.

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