9 Year Old Oregon City Girl Shot And Killed
A 9 year old Oregon City girl was shot and killed Sunday as she played in her yard on 12th St. Her mother's boyfriend was inside the house practicing holstering his handgun when the gun went off. Oregon City Police identify the girl as Shayla May Shonneker. The shooter has been identified as 31 year old Joseph Wolters. He had recently been hired as an armed security person with an armored car company. He was apparently practicing holstering and unholstering his handgun in an effort to qualify with it for his new job. He was arrested in 2007 in Clackamas County for being AWOL from the Army. He is currently a member of the military reserve.