Grants Pass man arrested for attempted murder

, Posted: Fri, March 7 2014 at 2:37 PM, Updated: Fri, March 7 2014 at 8:37 PM

Grants Pass man arrested for attempted murder

Grants Pass, Ore. -- The Jackson County Sheriff’s office says 36-year old Grants Pass resident Jack Porter assaulted his 74-year old neighbor Thursday with a crowbar.

Investigators say the attack was unprovoked. They believe drugs and alcohol are involved.

The victim, Ronald Franchi, is being treated for life-threatening injuries at RRMC.

Porter is charged with Attempted Murder and Assault. Bail is set at $2,000,000.

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