Junction City Man Pleads Not Guilty

EUGENE, Ore. — A Junction City man accused of shooting a woman in the head pleaded not guilty Tuesday afternoon in court. Joseph Eska is facing charges of attempted murder. He’s accused of shooting Katie Prideflower Ortiz inside a Junction City home earlier this month. He’s also facing a felony assault charge. Eska will be … Continue reading »

Man Arraigned for Attempted Murder

EUGENE, Ore. — The suspect in an early morning shooting in Junction City Monday was formally arraigned forĀ attempted murder Tuesday. Joseph Eska was formally charged inside the Lane County Jail courtroom Tuesday afternoon on one charge of attempted murder. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says Eska shot a woman, Katie Prideflower Ortiz, in the head … Continue reading »

Investigators Name Accused Shooter

EUGENE, 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 … Continue reading »