Gunshot wound victims are separate incidents in Waha area

WAHA, ID - On August 02, 2012 at approximately 20:16 hours Nez Perce County Deputies were advised of two gunshot victims at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center.

Information that the Sheriff's office received was two males had received injuries involving gunshot wounds and were in the Waha area when it happened. Responding deputies contacted the two males, a 33-year-old white male and a 22-year-old white male.

Through investigation, deputies determined the gunshot wounds were a result of self-inflicted accidental discharges of the firearms. Victims and witnesses contacted by deputies confirmed the gunshot injuries were accidental; the two incidents were not related and were in different areas of Waha. The injuries sustained were minor and not life threatening.