Cave Junction man suffers gunshot wound to the face
A Cave Junction man suffered a gunshot wound to the face Wednesday at approximately 10:35 a.m. in the 6700 block of Westside Road.
The man was working on an ATV when the gun discharged for an unknown reason. A sheriff’s deputy while investigating the incident located a .357 Magnum under the ATV.
The victim was flown by Mercy Flights to Rogue Regional Medical Center and he was later transported to Portland for further treatment.
According to the sheriff’s log, the bullet did not penetrate the man’s brain.