WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a 23-year-old member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs with second-degree murder in the shooting death of another tribal member on the central Oregon reservation.
The FBI and Warm Springs police said Wednesday that 24-year-old Delmer Davis was fatally shot Tuesday while he was sitting in a vehicle holding his young son outside a home. The child was not hurt.
U.S. Attorney Dwight Holton announced Wednesday that 23-year-old Ted L. Barney Jr. had appeared before U.S. Magistrate Janice Stewart on a two-count indictment charging him with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in a violent crime. He was ordered held pending an Oct. 4 trial.
Barney surrendered Tuesday evening. It was not immediately known if he was represented by a lawyer.