Wasco County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Shooting

The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Saturday morning shooting in the southern part of the county that left a man in his forties dead.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, the man was shot by his 76-year-old father in Pine Grove, about 15 miles west of Maupin, during a domestic disturbance.  The Sheriff’s Office says the man is cooperating with investigators, and no arrest has been made at this time, adding he was taken to Mid-Columbia Medical Center for observation then transported to a care facility.  The Sheriff’s Office adds this was an isolated incident, and there is no danger to the public.  The investigation is on-going, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office at 541-506-2580.

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