Homicide InvestigationCase No. 15-14785
Sean Edward Jones, age 19, was indicted on Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing and Reckless Endangering and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Upon learning of the warrant Jones surrendered to Eugene Police detectives the evening of September 3, and was lodged at the at the Lane County Jail. No other arrests are expected at this time.
Eugene Police Officers were dispatched to a shots fired call at 90 Commons Drive Apt #130 around 0032 hours. On arrival, one subject, identified as Justin Gardner, age 17, was pronounced deceased.
During the course of the investigation, Detectives identified two individuals as discharging firearms at the location.
Zachary Aristotle Beauchamp, age 19. was arrested at approximately 8 p.m. today and charged with Manslaughter in the First Degree.
The second person identified as discharging a firearm was: Sean Edward Jones, age 19. At this time, no charges have been filed against Jones, pending a review by the District Attorney’s office.
Police are no longer seeking Mariah Morphew as a person of interest.
The Eugene Police Department is requesting any witnesses to the incident to contact Det Mel Thompson 541-682-5187 and/or Det Ben Hall 541-682-5835.