Reserve officer from New Mexico arrested in Oregon shooting

The Associated Press
February 13, 2017 06:17 PM

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a reserve police officer from New Mexico was arrested after a shooting in Eugene, Oregon.


Eugene police say 44-year-old Charles Pressburg was drinking Saturday night and fired a round shortly after midnight. The Register-Guard reports ( police did not disclose any information about the victim, except that the person was taken to a hospital for treatment of an injury that's not life-threatening.

Pressburg was booked into jail on charges of assault, reckless endangering, unlawful use of a weapon and negligent wounding of another.

Pressburg is from Lake Arthur, a small town in southeastern New Mexico. The Lake Arthur Police Department placed Pressburg on administrative leave pending an internal investigation.


Information from: The Register-Guard,

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