Arrest made in in Douglas County murder

A 70-year-old man was booked for murder in Tenmile, accused of killing his neighbor.

Posted: Mar 14, 2018 4:40 PM
Updated: Mar 15, 2018 2:29 PM

TENMILE, Ore. -- One man is dead and another charged with his murder following a shooting in Tenmile.

Sheriff's deputies arrested James Teddy Deramus, 70, of Tenmile. He's accused of shooting Jonathan James Ackerman, 36, also of Tenmile.

Investigators say the shooting happened in the 100 block of Hidden Hill Lane a little before noon today. They have not said if Deramus knew the victim or what a possible motive could be for the shooting.

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