Alleged shooting in Douglas County leaves one man dead

shootingOakland, Oregon — An Oakland, Oregon man is in jail after being charged with murder.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a shooting on the 900 block of Winding Lane, around 10:00 Wednesday night.

Deputies say 28-year-old Michael Stark and 26-year-old Gary Heldstab got in an argument earlier in the evening. A short time later, Heldstab was shot and died on scene as a result of the wounds.

According to police, Heldstab is stark’s sister’s boyfriend.

Stark was arrested on scene and has been lodged at the Douglas County Jail on a murder charge.

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