Two Shot At Apartment In Newport

Newport, Oregon – Two people were shot at apartments in Newport on the Oregon coast after a neighborhood dispute. Oregon State police and SWAT surrounded the apartment building. 59-year-old Franklin Tomes refused to come out of his apartment. That’s when SWAT and negotiators moved in. The two victims were transported to Good Samaritan hospital in Newport. They are both listed as stable. Officers were eventually able to take Tomes into custody. He’s been charged with two counts of attempted murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

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