Portion of Kingsbury Grade Reopened After Shooting Investigation
A portion of Kingsbury Grade was temporarily Wednesday for the investigation into an officer-involved shooting last month.
Kingsbury Grade was temporarily closed between Tramway Drive and Foothill Road Wednesday for the investigation into an officer-involved shooting last month.
SR 207 (Kingsbury Grade) will be closed on Wednesday May 15th from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon at Foothill road for traffic headed to Lake Tahoe and at Tramway Drive for traffic heading down to the valley due to investigation involving 4-26-19 shooting.— Douglas Co Sheriff (@DouglasSheriff) May 9, 2019
A California murder suspect being held on $1 million bail will now appear in a Douglas County courtroom on May 15th.
Stefon Jefferson was originally scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, but then the court case got continued to the later date.
Authorities say 43-year-old Stefon Jefferson was involved in a shooting with a Douglas County sergeant over the weekend after he drove there after allegedly killing two relatives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Douglas County Sheriff's Deputies say a pursuit started on the California side of Lake Tahoe, and then a standoff occurred and a sergeant was shot in the left hand.
Jefferson is now facing a number of charges in the state, including attempted murder of a first responder, attempted murder with use of a deadly weapon, and possession of a stolen vehicle.
On Tuesday, Douglas County said Sergeant Ron Miller and Deputy Tyree Holdridge were the initial officers on scene involved in the shooting.