Hartford man accused of lying to police after shooting himself


A Hartford man is facing charges after being accused of accidentally shooting himself, then lying to police about it.

56-year-old Christopher Ryan is now behind bars on Wednesday evening.

Police said called 911 earlier this month and reported someone shot him in the leg.

They said he actually shot himself with an illegal gun while getting out of a car.

Ryan is being held on $200,000 bond.

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