Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators along with Fire and Medical were dispatched by the Lawrence County Dispatch Center to a reported self inflicted gun shot wound at a residence located on Lawrence 352 in Saffell.

AET Ambulance of Imboden requested a medical helicopter by sent to the area, Hospital Wing was notified and lifted. Saffell Fire Department was first on scene and requested the Coroner be notified. Upon this notification the helicopter was cancelled, the ambulance continued on to the scene to assist.

Investigators are currently on scene, the Lawrence County Sheriff was one of the first notified but the Sheriff’s Office has not released a statement. The identity of the victim has not been released as the investigation is still ongoing.

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