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Man Allegedly Tries To Kill Child With Pellet Gun

(Newberg, OR)  --  A man is charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill his child at a rural home near Newberg.  The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-old Shane Rader violated a no-contact order yesterday and shot his three-year-old son in the head with a pellet gun.  He took the boy and his six-year-old brother and dropped them off at Newberg Providence Hospital.  The child was flown on Life Flight to Legacy Emanuel Hospital where he underwent surgery and is in serious condition.  Rader was found by deputies on Parrett Mountain and taken into custody.  He is charged with two counts of Attempted Aggravated Murder.

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