Man dies from self-inflicted gunshot at Tumalo State Park
Apr 21,2007 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

A 40-year old Redmond man fatally shot himself at a campsite in Tumalo State Park Friday night, authorities said.

Oregon State Police (OSP) and local emergency personnel responded to the scene off OB Riley Road north of Bend in response to a 911 call made by witnesses to the incident about 11:30 p.m., April 20.

Troopers arriving on scene found the man still alive, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head with a handgun nearby. 

OSP troopers administered initial first-aid until local emergency medical technicians arrived and took over, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene about 11:45 p.m.

Troopers with OSP Bend Area Command are continuing the investigation.