Police: Man shot in leg, arrested after filing false report

Published: Nov. 22, 2013 at 12:13 AM EST
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Corey Gabe Source: Charleston County Detention Center
Corey Gabe Source: Charleston County Detention Center

Charleston Police have arrested a man they say filed a false police report after he was shot in the leg.

According to court documents, 20-year-old Corey Renaldo Gabe was admitted to St. Francis Hospital emergence room with a gunshot wound to his right calve.

According to police, Gabe said he was shot Tuesday afternoon during a drive-by shooting while standing in the road.

During the investigation , Gabe admitted to authorities that he lied about the drive-by shooting and told investigators that his gun discharged, while concealed in the waistband of his pants.

Officers arrested Gabe and charge him with filing a false report.

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