04/20/2013 01:05 pm ET Updated Apr 20, 2013

Zooey Deschanel Was A Boston Bombing Suspect, According To Local Fox Station's Closed Captions (PHOTO)

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Clarification: The headline on this article has been amended to reflect that the mistake about Zooey Deschanel being a suspect was made during a news broadcast on a local Fox affiliate, not the national cable news network.

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Zooey Deschanel got quite the shock yesterday when she was mistakenly identified as one of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings on a local Fox News station.

According to Peter Ogburn, while the radio show producer and writer was watching the manhunt for a second suspect unfold on Fox 4 Dallas-Fort Worth, the "New Girl" star's name was misidentified in the closed captioning as 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.

"Marathon bombing, he is 19-year-old Zooey Deschanel," read the misleading (and completely incorrect) caption.

Tsarnaev was ultimately arrested Friday night after he was found hiding in a boat behind a home in Watertown, Mass.

"Oh come on, Fox," Ogburn wrote, sharing a pic of his TV screen on Twitter.

And Deschanel had something to say, as well, tweeting:

Epic FAIL is right.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article stated that Fox News made the mistake, when in actuality it was a local Fox affiliate, Fox 4 Dallas-Fort Worth.



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