Oct 22,2007 00:00
A 16-year-old Redmond, Oregon girl was arrested Wednesday for attempted murder and hit-and-run after she allegedly ran down a man with whom she earlier had been involved in a domestic dispute, police reported.
According to a news release, about 5:45 p.m. on October 17, Redmond Police were called to SW Timber Avenue and SW 21st Street to the report of a hit-and-run accident. Upon arrival they found Shawn Lester Kelley, 36, had been struck and injured by a vehicle allegedly driven by the teenager.
The investigation determined that a domestic dispute began at a residence on SW Lava Avenue before the situation progressed to the alleged hit-and-run.
The 16-year-old girl was taken into custody and lodged at the Deschutes County Juvenile Detention facility, where she is charged with attempted murder, failure to perform the duties of a driver in an accident, second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon, police said.