A man allegedly committed suicide after killing his brother by accident while trying to shoot a bear, police said. American. The man, who was not identified, called emergency services at the time of the crash at the family home in Oregon, in western Oregon. “The caller said he had accidentally shot his brother while carrying a gun because there was a bear on his property,” the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement released Wednesday.
“Upon arrival, officers found a man killed apparently from a gunshot wound.” “While inspecting the residence, they found another man dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” the bulletin said.
The sheriff’s office said the incident is under investigation, but that circumstances suggest there were no other people involved. “Based on the investigation, it is believed that the caller committed suicide after calling emergency service to report the accidental shooting,” the agency said. Gun ownership is common in the United States, where many people defend the constitutional right to own a firearm. According to U.S. health authorities, there are about 45,000 gun deaths in the country each year. A figure higher than that of fatalities in traffic accidents.
Man commits suicide after killing his brother by mistake
Josephine County police also said that after receiving the call, officers went to the home, located along Placer Road, next to Interstate 5 in the Sunny Valley community, and found a man dead from a gunshot wound. While searching the residence, officers found a second man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. “Based on the investigation, the caller is believed to have taken his or her own life after calling 911 to report the accidental shooting,” they said in the statement.
Sheriff’s officials have not publicly identified either of the two deceased. Meanwhile, Oregon State Police and local officers continue to investigate the crash. The sheriff’s office said the circumstances point to no other people involved.
Gun ownership is common in the United States, where many people defend the constitutional right to own firearms. According to the health authorities of that country, every year there are about 45,000 deaths in the country in which guns are involved. A figure higher than that of fatalities in traffic accidents.