Robbery suspect jailed after reportedly firing shots at witness

A man accused of robbing a food mart is in jail after police said he fired shots at a witness.

Posted: Oct. 19, 2017 6:16 AM
Updated: Oct. 19, 2017 6:16 AM

WINSTON, Ore. -- A man is in jail after reportedly robbing a food mart and firing shots at a witness, according to police.

Police responded to reports of gunshots being fired on North Main Street near Willee's and Winston Food Mart at 1:45 a.m.

Officers discovered that a robbery took place and the suspect ran away.

A witness who was driving a car attempted to follow the suspect down an alley but the suspect fired a shot at the vehicle, police said. No one was injured.

Corey Michael Tate, 22, was arrested and booked into the Douglas County Jail on a parole violation. Investigators said additional charges are pending.

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