JOHN DAY, Ore. – An eastern Oregon man police say shot a man from Eugene on a camping trip has been taken into custody.
KTVZ-TV reported Oregon State Police arrested 32-year-old Kevin Rapp of John Day on Friday afternoon following the shooting of 27-year-old Kyler Weisenback.
Rapp is being held in the Grant County Jail and faces charges of attempted murder, first-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon. He also had two outstanding warrants.
Police said Weisenback was awakened while camping at the Dixie Creek Campground east of Prairie City on Monday morning and shot twice with a small-caliber firearm.
Oregon State Police Sgt. Michael Berland said Weisenback was flown to a hospital in Bend and then transferred to a hospital in Portland for treatment.
His condition wasn’t released.
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