Man accidentally shot himself, according to state police

SARANAC-Jamie F. LaPorte, who was found with a life-threatening head injury April 10 on Cold Brook Road, accidentally shot himself, according to State Police.

LaPorte, 35, had driven from Clark Ray's home, where police found marijuana and guns, when he crashed into a snowbank. Ray was charged with growing marijuana, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, third-degree criminal sale of a weapon, and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

He was jailed and will appear in Plattsburgh town court on June 20.

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