March 27 shooter pleads guilty to manslaughter

Audrey Caro

Trevor Paul Webb, 24, pleaded guilty last week to two charges stemming from a March 27 incident in which Ryan Chamberlain, 36, was shot and killed on north 13th Avenue in Sweet Home.

The plea came after a Dec. 8 settlement conference. Webb was initially charged with murder and felon in possession of a firearm. He pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter and felon in possession of a firearm.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Dec. 15.

First-degree manslaughter is a Class A felony with a maximum 20-year prison term.

On Dec. 6, Webb was charged with tampering with a witness and solicitation to commit perjury. According to court documents, those charges are to be dismissed, per negotiations.

Chamberlain’s death occurred at approximately 6:35 p.m. on March 27.

Sweet Home police received several reports of gunshots around the 1600 block of 13th Avenue, a residential area.

Officers responded and located Chamberlain in the driver’s seat of a vehicle, north of the intersection of 13th Avenue and Poplar Street.

According to witness accounts, several people, including Chamberlain, arrived in a car and parked in front of a house in that block of 13th.

Chamberlain, John Pablo Scott Jr. and Sirena Patricio went up to the house, according to court documents summarizing the state’s case.

The “defendant came to the door, words were exchanged, and (the) defendant’s girlfriend, Erica Fogarty, also came to the door.”

Court documents state that a laptop was stolen from the house and Chamberlain, Scott and Patricio returned to the car, The laptop was later found on the floor of the car, according to police documents.

Webb and Fogarty “went out front,” and Webb “fired a handgun, hitting Mr. Chamberlain in the driver’s seat; the car rolled down the street a short way, collided into a garage, and stopped,” according to court documents.

Webb and Fogarty were found at the house. Scott and Patricio were located quickly and arrested on outstanding warrants.

According to the summary documents, police seized a firearm and bullet casings in the area outside Webb’s house, a spent bullet and some other handgun ammunition from the car.

Fragments of a bullet and a bullet jacket were seized during the autopsy.

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