White City shooting suspect pleads not guilty to five counts

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – The suspect from Sunday night’s shooting in White City was arraigned in court Tuesday, despite delays caused by a power outage.

33-year-old Romualdo Balero of White City, plead not guilty to all five charges, including second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.

Bail was set at $500,000 and a preliminary hearing was set for May 14 at 4 p.m.

NBC5 News previously reported that just after 11 p.m. Sunday the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a gunshot victim in White City with a suspect running from the scene.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in serious but stable condition.

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NBC5 News reporter Kade Stirling was born and raised in Idaho. Kade graduated from the College of Southern Idaho with a degree in Digital Media. He started his broadcast career as a Master Control Operator at KMVT in Twin Falls, ID. He's a bookworm, Lego fanatic and an animal lover. As an outdoor enthusiast, Kade loves Southern Oregon. He spends his free time hiking with his fiancé and dog.
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