PD: Man uses makeup, balloons to fake shooting

Posted at 8:21 PM, Feb 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-27 00:38:59-05

Phoenix police are working to assist a man who faked his own shooting Friday night.

The incident happened around 8 p.m. near 7th Avenue and McDowell Road.

Authorities say the man used makeup and balloons to make it appear as if he'd been shot.

Officer James Holmes says the man suffers from an intellectual disability and they are working to get him help.

The man is not being identified at this time.