Man charged with attempted murder in shooting of OSP trooper
Sep. 13, 2017
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The man arrested in the shooting of an Oregon State Police trooper has been charged with attempted murder.
Court records show 30-year-old Edward Dungan of Creswell also faces charges of felon in possession of a firearm, unauthorized use of a vehicle and reckless driving.
Lane County prosecutors say Trooper Gerald Ellis was shot Tuesday afternoon in Creswell after having pulled over a stolen Toyota Camry. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Dungan was arraigned Wednesday in Eugene and a preliminary hearing is set for next week. Court records do not list the name of a defense attorney.