Douglas County Sheriff's Office


 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  01/02/2014 - 09:40
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Man Arrested for Firing Weapon During Altercation  
Date/Time of Incident:  01/01/2014 - 00:05
Incident Location:  5000 NE Stephens Street, Roseburg, OR  
Case Number:  14-3  
Arrested:  Jordan, Gerald Delane / age 42 / Roseburg, OR

On January 1, 2014, at about 0005 hours, deputies were called to a disturbance at a residence in the trailer park located at 5000 NE Stephens Street. It was reported that a male subject had discharged a firearm during the disturbance and had gone into space #27.

Deputies and officers from the Roseburg Police Department and Oregon State Police responded to the scene. According to witness and victim statements, there was a physical altercation between Gerald Jordan and another male. After the altercation, Jordan went into his trailer and came out a short time later with a handgun. Jordan pointed the handgun at subjects who were standing outside and fired several times. No one was injured during the shooting but a vehicle and trailer were damaged.

Officers called out to the occupants of space #27 and after a few minutes three subjects emerged. One of the subjects was Gerald Jordan who was taken into custody and lodged in the county jail on Attempted Murder, Attempted Assault I, Menacing, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Pointing a Firearm at Another, Criminal Mischief I, Reckless Endangering and Disorderly Conduct II charges.

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