Man found dead from gunshot to head; police seek witness
GRANTS PASS, Ore. - A gunshot wound to the head killed a man found dead behind a store early Saturday morning, police here said.
So far, authorities have only described the death as suspicious.
Investigators want to talk to a man seen earlier in the night at a bar with the victim.
Anyone who recognizes either the victim or the possible witness is asked to call the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety at (541) 450-6260.
Officers responded to the 800 Block of Fruitdale Drive just after 2 a.m. Saturday. They found 37-year-old Juan Martin Hernandez of Grants Pass dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head, police said.
Investigators determined Hernandez had left a bar on foot about a 5 minute walk away from where his body was found.
Police released a photograph of Hernandez and another of a man who may have been with Hernandez at the bar earlier in the evening.