COLUMBIA COUNTY, Oregon — Deputies say a Portland man was killed Saturday morning in a hunting accident in Columbia County.
On Sunday, investigators identified the victim as 63-year-old Martin Fox. They said foul play is not suspected.
"It is always tragic when an avoidable incident ends in death. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Mr. Fox and the other members of his hunting party," said Columbia County Sheriff Brian Pixley.
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the shooting at around 9:30 a.m. People were performing CPR on the victim when law enforcement officers arrived. The victim later died at the scene, deputies said.
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police are investigating.