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Man accidentally shoots self while 'fishing' on Deschutes River — Tacoma News Tribune

A Thurston County man told deputies he accidentally shot himself in the head with his .22-caliber rifle Sunday afternoon while he was “fishing” for salmon on the Deschutes River, according to a sheriff's report.

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