POLICE: Metro Corrections officer injured in Ind. shooting turns self in

CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (WHAS11) -- The Metro Corrections officer that was injured in a Clarksville, Ind. shooting last week is now facing charges. 

Michael Wilburn is charged with false informing. 

Clarksville Police held a news conference early Friday afternoon to say they were looking for the officer because he was facing charges for falsifying a report and they couldn't locate him. 

Police say he falsely reported his wife's gun stolen on Friday, a day before the shooting when police say he had actually pawned it.

That officer had named a suspect in the Saturday shooting, that suspect was questioned, but provided police with an alibi and has been cleared.

That shooting happening at the officer's home on East Carter Avenue in Clarksville, Ind.
 

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