Douglas County Sheriff's Office


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

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  02/03/2014 - 10:15
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Attempted Murder Investigation UPDATE  
Date/Time of Incident:  01/29/2014 - 16:50
Incident Location:  400 block Mont Street, Canyonville, OR  
Case Number:  14-420  
Suspect/Wanted:  Baumgaertel, David Allen / age 39 / Myrtle Creek, OR
Victim:  Lampton, Jacob Daniel / age 23 / Myrtle Creek, OR

On January 29th, 2014, at about 1650 hours, deputies responded to the 400 block of Mont Street in Canyonville to a reported shooting. Jacob Lampton was shot in the face while sitting in his parked vehicle. The suspect, David Baumgaertel, fled in a red Honda Civic. Lampton was taken to Mercy Hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the face. Lampton has since been released from the hospital.

On Friday, January 31st, at about 1050 hours, acting on a tip from a citizen, deputies recovered the red Honda Civic at the Glen Haven apartments on Fourth Avenue in Riddle. Officers checked the area and searched several apartments but Baumgaertel was not located.

David Baumgaertel is wanted by this agency for Attempted Murder charges. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of David Baumgaertel is asked to contact local law enforcement immediately.

The investigation is continuing.

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