Man accused of fatal shooting undergoing mental health evaluation

DiConstanzo,VincentMedford, Ore. — A Medford man accused of shooting and killing another man in his backyard back in May is undergoing a mental health evaluation in Salem.

The court ordered the transfer of 23-year-old Vincent DiCostanzo at the end of last month.

Medford Police say DiCostanzo shot 34-year-old Luke Barmes while attempting to sell or trade him a handgun.

Police say the shooting was not intentional, but say DiCostanzo acted recklessly. DiCostanzo is also facing felony drug charges in a separate case.

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