PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) – FBI agents continue their investigation into a shooting that injured two people at a residence on the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation.
The shooting was reported on Wednesday morning. On Thursday, the accused shooter appeared in U.S. District Court in Portland after being charged assault with the intent to commit murder, assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
Rhyan Smith is identified by court documents as the suspect.
According to those same documents, a man was shot five times. One of the rounds struck the man in the neck. He also suffered a broken leg. The man’s wife was shot multiple times and suffered a broken arm. Both remain in the hospital.
The two victims are known to Smith and are considered family members of hers, according to court documents.
Agents with the FBI recovered “at least” 7 bullet casings that came from a 9mm pistol, according to court documents.
When police found Smith, she was lying on the ground and hiding in the sagebrush next to an AR-15 assault rifle, according to court documents. Witnesses to the shooting described the weapon used by Smith to be a pistol.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Stacie F. Beckerman ordered Smith be held in custody.