Shooting Investigation Leads To Charge Against Juvenile

SMITHFIELD – Police have charged a juvenile with filing a false police report in connection with a shooting that left another juvenile injured.  On November 1st at 6:21am, Smithfield Police responded to a shooting near Furlong Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. 

Officers discovered a 15 year-old had been shot and sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. Police said the victim was unintentionally shot by another juvenile. 

Following an investigation, Smithfield police detectives filed a petition against a minor for filing a false police report about the incident.  No additional details were released because the parties involved are all minors.