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Police: Oregon teen shoots self playing Russia Roulette

Police said the teenager brought a gun to a Sherwood house, where he died.

Posted: Jan. 1, 2018 5:32 PM
Updated: Jan. 1, 2018 5:55 PM

SHERWOOD, Ore. – An Oregon teenager has died after police said he shot himself in the head while playing Russian Roulette.

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Police were called to a home in Sherwood just before 4 a.m. Monday morning.

They said the teenager, who has not been named, was dead when they arrived.

Officers said he brought a handgun to the home and began playing the deadly game, which involves putting one bullet in a revolver, spinning the cylinder and pulling the trigger.

Police said nobody else in the home was participating in the game.

They said the teenager was from Marion County.

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