Altamont student dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Tanner Rupinski, 15, of rural Altamont, was pronounced dead at 8:26 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, in rural Wheatland Township, Fayette County, near Altamont.

Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen said in an interview that his investigation led to the conclusion that Rupinski’s death was the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Rupinski was a member of the Indians high school track team and band program.

Arrangements are incomplete at Kull Funeral Home in Altamont.