Tragic accident took place in Oregon’s rural Josephine County
Authorities say the man had grabbed his gun to protect himself from the black bear near his home in the state.
但反而, the man accidentally gunned down his sibling in the tragic incident in Sunny Valley in Josephine County.
Police responded after receiving a 911 call from a man who told them he had “accidentally shot his brother while loading a gun” to use against a bear.
“Based upon the investigation, it is believed the caller took his own life after calling 911 to report the accidental shooting,” the sheriff’s office added.
Undersheriff Travis Snyder said that when officers arrived, 这 911 caller was dead from a fatal gunshot wound, and they found a second man also dead from a gunshot wound.
The incident took place on Tuesday morning, in a rural area 125 miles from Eugene, 俄勒冈州.
Authorities have not identified the victims and an investigation is continuing into the incident.
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