Man accused of attempted murder in shooting incident

first_imgA Vancouver shooting suspect who had been in custody in Multnomah County, Ore., since February 2017 made a first appearance Thursday in Clark County Superior Court on a charge of attempted first-degree murder.Lowell Edward Jackson, 48, is also facing charges of first-degree assault, first- and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, attempting to elude police, possession of cocaine and fourth-degree domestic violence assault.Shortly after 10 a.m. Feb. 1, 2017, Jackson got into an argument with his girlfriend, Alicha Rogers, over rent money. Rogers’ younger brother, Markel Bolton, who lived with the couple at 14417 N.E. 30th St., intervened, and the two men got into a fist fight, according to an affidavit of probable cause.Jackson left the apartment and retrieved a handgun from his gold 2000 Buick. He then walked back inside and pulled the firearm from his sock. Rogers tried to wrestle the handgun away from Jackson, who had it pointed at Bolton, the affidavit states.Jackson pushed Rogers to the floor and fired two rounds at Bolton, who was standing about 8 feet away in the living room. Bolton dove to the ground, and the rounds barely missed him. Jackson’s then-2-year-old daughter was sitting in the living room across from Bolton when the shots were fired, court records said.last_img read more