Shooting in Shady Cove Area, Victim in Stable Condition, Suspect in Custody (Photo)
JCSO Case 22-2380
SHADY COVE, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred last night in the Shady Cove area. At approximately 5:15 p.m. a woman with a gunshot wound flagged down a Jackson County Fire District Four (JCFD4) fire truck. JCFD4 began rendering first aid and a Mercy Flights ambulance took her to a local hospital. The woman reported being shot at the 1500 block of Highway 227 in Trail, Ore. JCSO deputies responded to the property and contacted the uninvolved owner. The shooting suspect was identified and taken into custody.
The suspect, Robert Carl Baker, 34, of Trail, was lodged at the Jackson County Jail. He is charged with first-degree assault, two counts of menacing, two counts of unlawful use of a weapon, and two counts of reckless endangering. His bail is set at $135,000. The case is under investigation.