Investigators Name Accused Shooter

Joseph EskaEUGENE, Ore. — InvestigatorsĀ have released the identity of the man accused of shooting a woman in the head and leading authorities on a manhunt.

The Lane County District Attorney’s Office says the suspect’s name is Joseph Eska.

Eska is charged with attempted murder, according to the Lane County Jail website.

This all started in Junction City where police found a victim with gunshot wounds. Police says the suspect then barricaded himself inside a trailer at Creswell Court. He was eventually taken into custody Monday morning. Police also took three children into protective custody.

Eska is expected in court Tuesday afternoon.

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