Southern Oregon I-5 UPS shooter pleads guilty

MEDFORD, Ore. —The man accused of shooting at vehicles on I-5 last summer in southern Oregon has pleaded guilty.

OSP arrested Roseburg man Kenneth Ayers in August and says Ayers shot at vehicles while on his route, driving a UPS tractor-trailer, between Jackson and Douglas Counties.

The case baffled police in several counties for months, as the shootings stretched 33 miles on both sides of I-5.

Police say many drivers didn’t realize their car had been shot for days.

One woman was wounded and survived, he’ll be sentenced early next month.

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Jenna King is the 6pm anchor and our Feature Reporter at 10pm and 11pm for NBC5 News. Jenna is a Burbank, CA native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at Oregon she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through her internship with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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