Ian Cranston Video – Formal charges presently can’t seem to be documented against a white man blamed for shooting and killing a Black man in midtown Bend on September 19.
Barry Washington Jr. was unarmed when he kicked the bucket after a solitary gunfire wound, authorities said. He was 22.
Twist cops were called to the scene soon afternoon and captured Ian MacKenzie Cranston, 27. Cranston was set up for prison on doubt of second-degree murder and before long presented a $10,000 bond on be delivered.
Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel said specialists are as yet figuring out what charges Cranston will confront. Examiners expect to look for prosecution by introducing proof to an excellent jury before October. 5.
The fast arrival of the denounced shooter and law implementation’s underlying public depiction of the occasions paving the way to Washington’s killing has shocked a portion of his loved ones, as per various web-based media posts.
Hummel said the occasions Saturday began with Washington drawing closer and commending a lady portrayed as Cranston’s better half. A camcorder caught a resulting fight affecting a few groups, Hummel said, with pushing and punches tossed outside of the Capitol bar in Bend.
“The punches had halted and it was only some yelling. And afterward, by then, Cranston threatened to use a weapon out of his belt and shot,” as indicated by the head prosecutor.
Hummel said there was “no support” for Cranston’s utilization of the weapon.
“The inquiry I need to choose is whether Cranston’s choice to shoot was persuaded to a limited extent by [Washington’s] race,” he added. “Toward the day’s end, it comes down to what in particular was his inspiration at the moment that he perpetrated the wrongdoing.”
A Facebook profile seems to have a place with Cranston recognized him as a mechanic in the rifle office at Nosler, an ammo producing organization situated in Bend. The profile likewise recorded an assembling teacher position with Clackamas Community College. A representative for the school affirmed Cranston was low maintenance employee from April 2018 until March 2020