Friday, April 06, 2012

Astoria Police Respond To Gunshot Wound. An Investigation Is Ongoing

Astoria Regional Dispatch Reports:
On April 5, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Astoria Police responded to a residence in the 900 block of Franklin to a report of a gunshot victim. When they arrived they found a seriously injured 35 year old female who had sustained a gunshot wound to the head. Indications are that the wound was self inflicted. Medix and Astoria Fire personnel provided aid to the victim who was transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Astoria Police were initially assisted by the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office and the Oregon State Police. The Clatsop County District Attorney’s office provided a medical legal investigator to assist in the investigation as well. While the cause of death is a gunshot wound the manner of death will be determined through a complete investigation.

Astoria Police will not be releasing the name of the deceased to allow for the notification of relatives.

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