Newberg police: Man attempts to shoot stepmom

Posted: Monday, July 26, 2010

PORTLAND, Ore. - Newberg police say officers arrested a 53-year-old man after he tried shooting his stepmother.

The Oregonian reports that officers were dispatched to a Newberg home after reports of shots fired in a residence. As they approached the residence, the woman called police to say that her step-son tried to shoot her with a gun.

Newberg police Capt. Jeff Kosmicki says that Scott Jeffery Engle retreated to a trailer on the property when officers arrived, but surrendered after a brief stand-off. No one was injured.

Engle was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder among other counts.

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