Ledbetter sentenced for Springfield killing

Officials say he was on acid when he shot and killed his friend at a birthday party in January.

Posted: Jun 29, 2018 11:48 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty on Friday for killing a friend and shooting two others at a birthday party in January.

Court records show Jordan Ledbetter was sentenced to 25 years in prison for one count of manslaughter and two counts of attempted murder.

Police say Ledbetter was on acid when he started shooting inside the Centennial Apartments, 506 W. Centennial Blvd., on Jan. 13.

Killed was Garrett Petersen, 24, who was shot in the chest. Jesse Able and Darin Havens were also shot but survived.

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