Police Shoot Man in Standoff

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man is in serious condition after being shot by a police officer late on Friday night. Springfield Police responded to a duplex on the 1600 block of 1st Street after neighbors called and reported a suicidal man with a loaded gun. Officers evacuated the neighboring home and surrounded the duplex. Then, … Continue reading »

Deputies Search for Shooting Suspects

CRESWELL, Ore. — Lane County sheriff’s deputies are searching for two men after a shooting Monday night. Deputies say they should be considered armed and dangerous. Deputies are searching for Jessie Long, 27, and a man described as a black male with a possible gold tooth. Investigators say a man was shot in the leg … Continue reading »

Gunman Pleads Guilty to Shooting 2 Cops

CORVALLIS, Ore.– A gunman has pleaded guilty in the shooting of two law enforcement officers in Albany last August. Demecio Cardenas, Jr. pleaded guilty to several charges, including attempted aggravated murder and assault. Cardenas shot and injured Benton County Sheriff’s Sgt. David Peterson and Salem police Corporal Andrew Connolly. Peterson recalls the night of he was … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Investigate Shooting

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Eugene that happened outside the Parkway Inn on 7th Avenue. Witnesses told KEZI 9 News the man who was shot ran around the inn and the 7-Eleven right next to it and eventually collapsed in an alleyway. The owner of the hotel and several neighbors … Continue reading »

Walmart Shots Fired

EUGENE, Ore. — The man who fired shots Thursday night outside a local Walmart is behind bars. Neighbors told KEZI 9 News they heard something Thursday night but couldn’t quite figure out what was going on, but they knew something was wrong. It was a frantic scene in the parking lot of Walmart on Green … Continue reading »

Jury Backs Deputy In Deadly Shooting

ALBANY, Ore. — Just two hours after closing arguments, A jury found Deputy David Francis justified in the 2010 shooting death of an Albany man. Undersheriff Bruce Riley says Deputy David Francis feels very relieved. But in November 2010, he feared for his life. “The vehicle was coming straight at him and he thought he … Continue reading »

Myrtle Creek Man Arrested for Threats

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — Douglas County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Wednesday after they say he made threats that were just too big to ignore. Police say a 22-year-old Myrtle Creek man made very serious threats about committing a school shooting in Myrtle Creek. The Myrtle Creek Police Department reported getting a call about a … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Threatening Schools

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — A Myrtle Creek man was arrested Wednesday morning after threatening to shoot people at Myrtle Creek area schools and others in the area. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Wesley William Snyder (AKA Miller) made the threats on his Facebook page. Officers contacted the schools, and then all schools in … Continue reading »

Teens Arrested for Shooting at Vehicles

CRESWELL, Ore. — District attorneys are considering charges against two teenagers accused of shooting at cars with pellet guns. Deputies arrested the pair over the weekend. Three cars were hit on Cloverdale Road, including the responding deputy’s car. No one was hurt. Deputies discovered the teens–a 14-year-old from Pleasant Hill and a 15-year-old from Coburg. … Continue reading »

Three Shooting Incidents in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Three shooting incidents, in three different Springfield neighborhoods, in just two days, has kept officers busy this weekend. No one was injured in any of the incidents, but in each case a suspect was arrested. Three men were each arrested for firing shots during a dispute. Each had a .22 caliber hand … Continue reading »

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