Kevin Drought, 18, of Rome was arrested this week for making false statements to police.

According to police, on July 20, 2018, Drought told police that on July 12, 2018, he was shot by an unknown person in a silver passenger car. It was later revealed that Drought had shot himself, then called 911 to make a report that he was shot someone else.

Drought is charged with felony false statements and writings.