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Man injured in Tenmile shooting

A man is in critical condition after a shooting that took place Tuesday morning.

Posted: May 8, 2018 10:54 AM
Updated: May 8, 2018 5:54 PM

TENMILE, Ore. -- Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that took place in the 500 block of Degnath Gateway Lane in Tenmile Tuesday morning.

Kevin Eugene Welker, 57, was shot in the leg by his neighbor, Kevin Dewayne Duckworth, 56, at about 6:38 a.m., according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. Both Welker and Duckworth have been involved in an ongoing neighborhood dispute.

Welker was transported by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center and later transferred to an undisclosed hospital where he remains in critical condition.

No arrests have been made in the investigation. Deputies were assisted by the Winston Police Department.

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