Man With Teardrop Tattoo Wanted In Canyonville Shooting

By Jim McCoy Thu 30th January NewsDavid Baumgartelshooting
Douglas County deputies are looking for a man driving a red car with a skull painted on the hood in a shooting in the Southern Oregon town of Canyonville. Deputies say the victim identified the gunman as 39-year-old David A. Baumgaertel, who recently moved to Myrtle Creek from California. He has a teardrop tattoo on his cheek, a bald head, and other tattoos on his forehead and neck.Read More »

New Trial Date Set For Alleged Roseburg Motel Shooter

By Jim McCoy Tue 28th January NewsJonathan Lackeyshooting
A July 15 trial date has been set for a man accused of firing at five police officers during a shootout at a Roseburg motel in 2012. 24-year-old Jonathan Lackey has been charged with attempted murder, attempted assault and other crimes. A three-day trial was scheduled to begin this week, but defense attorney Daniel Bouck asked for and received a new date.

Shooting Incident In Douglas County Trailer Park

By Jim McCoy Thu 2nd January NewsGerald Delane Jordanshooting
Douglas County authorities say a trailer park resident has been accused of firing a handgun during a New Year's Day fight described by one officer as "a big drunken brawl." The Roseburg News-Review ( ) reports that 42-year-old Gerald Delane Jordan was jailed on charges that included attempted murder.Read More »

Argument Between Brothers Leads To Shooting

By Jim McCoy Mon 4th November NewsJoshua ChriscoMichael Chriscoshooting
A Trail man suffered serious wounds to his face when his brother allegedly fired a 12-gauge shotgun into his trailer. The incident occurred Sunday night on the west branch of Elk Creek Road. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department says alcohol contributed to the conflict between 36-year Michael Chrisco and his brother Joshua.Read More »

Two Dead, One Wounded In Roseburg Shooting

By Jim McCoy Wed 23rd October Newsmanhuntshooting
Two people were shot to death and one wounded Tuesday night outside Roseburg. The Douglas County sheriff's office says deputies responded about 9:30 p.m. and found the two people dead at a residence in the unincorporated area north of Roseburg known as Winchester.Read More »

Accused Shooter Had Prior Confrontations

By Jim McCoy Tue 10th September NewsDonald EasleyLeron Estesshooting
A Southern Oregon man involved in a dispute that led to a fatal shooting over the weekend was cleared four years ago in the shooting of a neighbor. The Grants Pass Daily Courier ( ) reports that 64-year-old Donald Easley shot and killed a neighbor in November 2009 at about the same location as a shooting reported Saturday afternoon near Kerby in Josephine County. Read More »

Arrest Made In Klamath County Shooting

By Jim McCoy Fri 12th July NewsDavid CostaJoshua Gilbert Brownshooting
Authorities in southern Oregon say a man has been arrested in connection with the June 24 death of a 32-year-old Chiloquin man. David Costa was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head at a home east of Agency Lake. The Herald and News reports that a warrant was issued Thursday night for the arrest of 36-year-old Joshua Gilbert Brown.Read More »

Assault Rifle Goes Off, Killing Grants Pass Girl

Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has been killed and a woman wounded in Grants Pass after an assault rifle went off at an apartment on NW "C" Street, firing a burst through the ceiling. Police say a 30-year-old man was arrested Thursday night after 9 p.m. on charges of manslaughter, assault and illegal possession of a machine gun. Police described Jon Andrew Meyer Jr.Read More »

Suspect Says Meth Use, Paranoia Played Part In Shootings

By Jim McCoy Thu 27th June NewsmethshootingTimothy Henson
A Douglas County man accused of aggravated murder has testified he was using methamphetamine throughout a weekend family trip to the coast and was feeling paranoid before shooting his mother-in-law's 19-year-old husband and her 70-year-old former husband. The World of Coos Bay reports that Timothy Henson of Myrtle Creek took the stand Tuesday. He testified that he'd been in confrRead More »

No Charges Filed As Of Yet In Medford Shooting Incident

By Jim McCoy Mon 10th June NewsDilligaf'sMedfordshooting
Medford police say a man involved in a fight that led to gunfire has turned himself in, but charges haven't been filed. Police told the Medford Mail Tribune they haven't finished investigating the fight tha started at Dilligaf's bar on Saturday, and came to a head outside an apartment complex.Read More »


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