Klamath Falls, Ore.– A second arrest has been made in connection with Wednesday’s shooting of a Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy.
33-year old Karey Leigh Pascoe is charged with conspiracy to commit attempted aggravated murder with a firearm and assault in the first degree with a firearm.
According to a press release from the District Attorney, 30-year old William Jack Parkerson was taken into custody overnight. Parkerson is charged with attempted aggravated murder with a firearm, and assault in the first degree with a firearm.
Officials have also released the identity of the Deputy who was shot. Jason Weber pulled over a vehicle yesterday afternoon for a routine traffic stop, and at some point was shot in the face and in the side. He was taken to Sky Lakes… and then flown to Oregon Health Sciences University, or OHSU in Portland, where he is undergoing surgery. Sheriff Frank Skrah says Deputy Weber is in serious but stable condition.
Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah said, “Everyday the dedicated men and women of the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office go out to protect our community. The family of the injured Deputy and the employees of the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office want to thank all the members of the Major Crime Team and all public safety agencies in Klamath County. The Deputy is supported by the brotherhood of the law enforcement community that have come to assist in locating the suspect. I’d like to thank the Jackson, Modoc, and Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Offices, California Highway Patrol, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, Federal Marshall Service, and Air Medical Services (Emergency Airlift).”