A man died after being shot near Hermiston, officials said.
The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office and Hermiston Police Department are investigating the shooting, which happened around 1 p.m. Tuesday on Sunshine Lane in a rural area northwest of Hermiston, according to a Hermiston Police news release.
The victim, who was not named, was taken by private vehicle to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston, where officers responded, police said. The victim later died.
The Major Crimes Team is investigating the shooting. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 541-966-3651.