Latah County coroner confirms gunshot fatality was accidental

MOSCOW, ID - The Latah County coroner has confirmed that the shooting death that occurred outside of Moscow over the weekend was accidental.

Coroner Cathy Mabbutt said that 22-year-old Christopher DePrey accidentally shot himself in the chest with a 45-caliber semi-automatic pistol. This happened Saturday night at a mobile home park just west of Moscow. DePrey was taken to Gritman Medical Center where he later died.

The Latah County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the death. We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.