Man hurt by apparent self-inflicted gunshot

By Jayson Jacoby / The Baker City Herald

Baker City Police officers are continuing to investigate an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the upper left leg of a Baker City man.

Eric Lee Cavyell, 23, was taken by Baker City ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City and later flown by Life Flight air ambulance to Boise early this morning, according to a press release issued by police at about 7:30 today.

Cavyell was listed in critical condition this morning at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, according to Josh Schlaich, hospital spokesman.

Officers were dispatched to 3270 G St. about 12:45 a.m. today where they found the injured Cavyell. The weapon that caused the injury was found nearby, police said.

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