Gresham man dies in accidental shooting

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police say a Gresham man has died in what appears to be an accidental shooting.

Jeffrey Dennehy, 23, was accidentally shot by one of his close friends when a gun discharged unexpectedly, police said. Dennehy's friend, whose name has not been released, is cooperating with the investigation, according to police.

Gresham police Detective John Rasmussen said Saturday that officers and medical personnel were dispatched to a home in the 1600 block of SW Orchard Avenue just after midnight.

Dennehy was taken to OHSU hospital where he died at 3:30 a.m