Apparent suicide at the Jefferson County Fair

Local News

Tragedy apparently stuck at the Jefferson County Fair in Watertown on its opening day for 2016.

At a little after noon on Tuesday, a call went out over the scanner of a possible suicide at the camping area designated for exhibitors.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

One person is said to have been taken to Samaritan Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing.

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