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Police investigating apparent suicide
Oregon State Police (OSP), with the
assistance of the Baker County Medical Examiner, is continuing the
investigation into the death of an adult male found deceased Monday
evening from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound near his
vehicle about 6 miles southeast of Baker City.
Help is available in Baker County for community members struggling from a mental health crisis and/or suicidal thoughts. Suicide is preventable.
Mountain Valley Mental Health Programs, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation that serves the residents of Baker County with a broad range of mental health services. Crisis intervention is just one of the services they provide.
A crisis help line is available 24 hours a day by calling (541) 523-3646. If it is after hours, the call will be forwarded to a crisis worker. If you or someone you know needs help with suicidal thoughts or is otherwise in an immediate mental health crisis, please call the crisis line.
The Mountain Valley Mental Health Programs, Inc., is also available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. by calling (541) 523-3646. Their office is located at 2200 Fourth Street in Baker City.
No other information related to this incident for release at this time.