USC Football Player Goes Silent After Admitting Lies About His Injuries

Police continue to investigate why Josh Shaw lied about an incident that left him with painful injuries.
1:56 | 08/31/14

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information this morning in the bizarre case of josh Shaw, the star player for usc's college football team. He's admitted to lying about just how he sustained painful injuries. Now he's suddenly gone silent. As police dig deeper into this story. Here's Ryan smith. Reporter: While his usc teammates celebrate their big win over Fresno state in last night's season opener. Wow. Reporter: This morning, police investigating football standout josh Shaw for possible domestic violence. The team captain was suspended from the team indefinitely after admitting to fabricating a story about injuring his ankles while saving his nephew. He lied about saving his nephew. He lied about how he injured himself. Any statements could lead to a situation. Reporter: Reports of a woman screaming Saturday night. The same night he was said to jump from a second floor balcony to save his nephew. Man matching Shaw's dripgs was seen climbing off the third floor balcony of his girlfriend's apartment. Police claim our investigation showed he was have. Shaw denies he was there. They could charge obstruction of evidence and lying to a police officer. Reporter: According to police, Shaw's girlfriend did not indicate she was a victim of domestic violence. Police, trying to get to the bot toll of what actually did happen that night saying, we would have liked to hear Mr. Shaw provide some clarity about the situation. But that isn't going the happen. Shaw's lawyer advising the player not the speak to police anymore about the case because he says Shaw spoke to them twice and it's now time to move on. For "Good morning America," Ryan smith, ABC news, New York.

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