GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police responded to the 1200 block of Southwest Isham Street in Grants Pass on Saturday. Officers found Carmen Kirk suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Officers say they found Kirk’s step-father, Steven Ragusin, suffering from “superficial knife injuries.”
Investigators say the two were arguing when Kirk caused the wounds to Ragusin. According to police, Ragusin feared for his life and shot Kirk in the left leg once. Grants Pass Police say Kirk continued to assault Ragusin with the knife. Eventually, police were called and the two separated.
Police say the two men were transported to Three Rivers Medical Center for the injuries. Officers say Kirk was transported to the Josephine County Jail for an assault charge.