Sparta, Baker County, Oregon
Young Man Dead From Gunshot Wound
Andrew Neault, 22 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Neault, ranchers near Sparta, died at a hospital in Baker Monday as a result of a gun shot wound, sustained Sunday forenoon. Young Neault took an automatic pistol and started out to shoot a coyote. He fired three times when a cartridge stuck. In clearing the gun it was discharged and the bullet passed through his stomach. He was able to walk in the house, and was later taken to Baker, a distance of thirteen miles, where he lived for thirty-six hours.
North Powder News
Saturday, December 4, 1926