Fatal shooting at Valley County campground

California man pronounced dead at the scene
Fatal shooting at Valley County campground
Posted at 3:38 PM, Sep 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-09 17:38:26-04

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office responded to shooting at the French Creek Campground around 1:30 a.m. Friday morning at site #21.

Deputies and the Cascade Rural Fire and EMA responded to the campground where it was discovered one male was shot, and succumbed to his injuries.

The person shot was identified as William L. Brasuell, 45, San Diego, CA. The next of kin has been notified.

Christopher D. Humes was detained at the scene and later taken to the Valley County Sheriff’s Office for further detention. Humes was later arrested and booked into the Valley County Jail for Aggravated Battery with a firearm.

An investigation is ongoing into this incident and an autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of those affected by this shooting," said Lt. Jason Speer.

If anyone has information about this incident please contact Det. Bracht or Det. Mokhtarani at 208-382-5160.