Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 4:13pm
Police: Probationer charged after shooting himself in the leg
Updated Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 4:40pm
Wilmington police say a 23-year-old probationer was arrested early Wednesday morning after he accidentally shot himself in the leg.
|Markeese Lewis/Courtesy of Wilmington Police Department.|
Officers were called to Wilmington Hospital around 1:30 a.m. for a report of a man who was shot in the leg.
Police say the man, Markeese Lewis, told officers he was shot during a robbery but investigators later found out he accidentally shot himself in his home.
Lewis, who lives on 2600 block of N. Washington Street, is a level III probationer and is prohibited from possessing firearms.
He's in the Howard Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $20,000 cash bail.
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