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Springfield man found dead after report of shooting in Eugene

Police identified the deceased as Frank Joe Ledgett, 69, of Springfield. (SBG)

EUGENE, Ore. - A man is dead after a report of shots fired in Eugene.

The Eugene Police Department patrol received a report of shots fired at 2750 Roosevelt Blvd in Eugene just after midnight Friday.

Officers responded and "located a deceased victim at the scene," the report said.

Police identified the deceased as Frank Joe Ledgett, 69, of Springfield.

Police said Ledgett worked as security at a business in the area. Police declined to identify the business.

Investigators said he had obvious injuries, but they declined to comment on the cause of death.

Detectives from the Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit and Forensic Evidence Unit are actively investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Mackey at (541) 682-5175.

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