Former Wilmington Officer Accused of Lying About Changing His Gun Barrel After Police-Involved Shooting

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A former Wilmington police officer is accused of changing the barrel of his gun and then lying about it after shooting an armed carjacking suspect two years…
What to Know James MacColl, a former Wilmington Police corporal, is charged with providing a false statement to law enforcement, tampering with physical evidence and official misconduct.

MacColl, 39, is accused of changing the barrel of his gun and then lying about it after shooting an armed carjacking suspect two years ago.

Officials said MacColl's alleged actions forced prosecutors to drop the then-pending carjacking charges against the suspect.

A former Wilmington police officer is accused of changing the barrel of his gun and then lying about it after shooting an armed carjacking suspect two years ago.

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On Tuesday a grand jury indicted James MacColl, a former Wilmington Police corporal, on two felonies and one misdemeanor.

MacColl, 39, is charged with providing a false statement to law enforcement, tampering with physical evidence and official misconduct.

In February 2019, MacColl responded to a 911 call for a…
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