22-year-old man found with gunshot wound to head

Posted at 9:51 AM, Dec 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-14 11:51:25-05

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was found with a gunshot wound to the head inside a parked vehicle in Coeur d'Alene.

The Coeur d'Alene Press reported that police had responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle early Sunday when they found 22-year-old Richard E. Baumgartner, of Hayden.

Officers discovered Baumgartner unresponsive inside the vehicle. He was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

The Kootenai County Coroner's Office will conduct an autopsy on Baumgartner.

Coeur d'Alene police say an investigation is ongoing.