Village Of Oak Creek Woman Apparently Commits Suicide While Target Shooting

On Saturday morning, deputies of the  Yavapai County Sheriff Office deputies were dispatched to gunshot injury call on Beaver Creek Road, past the Montezuma Well, Camp Verde. A 51-year-old Sedona man called to report his girlfriend, a 36-year-old woman from the Village of Oak Creek, was suffering from a gunshot wound to her head.

EMS personnel arrived and treated the woman pending transportation to Flagstaff Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased around 11:45 a.m..

Deputies learned the couple stopped at the location to target practice with a handgun. The preliminary investigation indicates that while the woman was preparing to shoot, her boyfriend turned away and this is when she shot herself in the head. There were no other witnesses.

Initial indications from detectives, based on current known evidence, support that her death resulted from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The woman’s name is withheld pending notification of family.

1 Comment on "Village Of Oak Creek Woman Apparently Commits Suicide While Target Shooting"

  1. You have any idea how hard it is to shoot yurself in the head? It’s why those that want to kill themselves put it in their mouth, and shoot.

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