BEND, OR -- A Bend-area man suffered non-life threatening injuries when he was shot by a friend. According to the Sheriff’s Office, 21-year-old Jullian Messner was trying to unload a semi-automatic handgun, Saturday evening, when it fired. The 9mm bullet struck 22-year-old Trevor Rogers in the upper torso.
Messner immediately called 911 and Rogers was flown to St. Charles Bend where is reportedly in stable condition. The men are life-long friends and their statements support it being an accident. Investigators say neither was impaired by drugs or alcohol at the time.
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