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News Release
Sherwood Police investigate tragic death of teenager - 01/01/18

On 01/01/2018 around 3:52am, The Sherwood Police Department responded to the 23000 block of Main St on a reported self-inflicted gun shot call.

Initial reports indicate the subject, a juvenile shot himself in the head with a handgun.

Washington County Major Crimes Team responded to assist with the investigation.

Witnesses reported the subject bringing the handgun to the residence and described him as playing, "Russian Roulette". It was indicated the juvenile was the only person handling the gun and did not ask others to participate.

The victim was not a Sherwood resident or student.

This case is still under investigation.