Man who shot Klamath County Deputy facing additional charges

parkersonKlamath Falls, Ore. – A man convicted of shooting and seriously wounding a Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy now faces additional charges.

William ‘Jack’ Parkerson was sentenced last week to 30 years in prison for the 2014 shooting of Deputy Jason Weber.

Parkerson was arraigned Wednesday afternoon on new charges.

Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge explained, “Mister Parkerson is being arraigned on the assault 1 charge, where he sliced open an individual’s face, that individual testified in his attempted murder trial.”

If convicted on the new assault charges, Parkerson could face an additional 7 1/2 years in prison.

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