A La Pine man who police say accidentally shot himself died early this morning.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and La Pine Fire Department were dispatched to 15000 block of Greenwood Drive in La Pine at 3:47 a.m. for a report of a gunshot wound, a Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office news release said. Responders found James Glenn Overby, 66, to have accidentally shot himself. Life-saving efforts were unsuccessful and Overby died on the scene, the release said.

The sheriff’s office is being assisted by the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office and the Deschutes County Medical Examiners Office, and the investigation continues.

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