The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Oregon have identified the suspect in yesterday’s fatal shooting as 49-year-old Joanna L. Kasner.
Kasner is currently in custody and receiving treatment at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. She is being held on one count of murder in the alleged shooting that left 58-year-old Valerie Peterson dead.
The Sheriff’s Office has not released any information on why the shooting occurred or if the two women knew each other.
Central Oregon Daily will be posting more updates as information becomes available, but for now Anyssa Bohanan has the latest.