This morning, March 31, 2022, Jadquinn Onyey Cole, age 19, of Eugene, pled guilty to Attempted Assault in the First Degree with a Firearm and was sentenced to 70 Months in prison. The investigation ultimately revealed the victim (who was not quite 18 years old at the time) was associated with an apartment at the location. The victim was hanging out with two people also associated with the location and they were very well known to him. One of those people was Cole who had a firearm with him and it was out while arguing with the victim. The victim was shot by Cole during the argument. The victim ran to the apartment they were all associated with and police were called. Cole and the other associate left the scene while police were arriving and they disposed of the firearm.
Sent: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 2:46 PM
Following the shooting on May 24, 2021, police obtained initial information that the gunshots came from a vehicle during the incident. This information has not been supported by witness observation, video, or other evidence collected from the location.
The violent crimes unit has identified Jadquinn Onyey Cole, age 18, of Eugene, as a witness who was in the area during the incident, and are asking if anyone has information regarding his whereabouts to contact police at 541.682.5111. Cole currently has a warrant for arrest, unrelated to this case.
Police are continuing to look for additional witnesses and anyone who might have observed the incident to call Detective Jennifer Curry at 541.682.5166.
Sent: Monday, May 24, 2021 3:45 PM
Police Investigating Incident Involving Gunshot Victim on Kinsrow Avenue
Today at approximately 2:45 p.m., May 24, Police responded to information of a gunshot victim on the 3500 block of Kinsrow Avenue at the Willamette Garden Apartments.
Eugene Police and emergency personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital with life threatening injuries.
Police received information that the victim was in the commons area on the apartment property when the incident happened.
The investigation is ongoing and police are continuing to investigate all leads and looking for the suspect/s.
If anyone has information or tips relevant to the case, they are asked to contact 541.682.5111.