Florence man shot twice by brother last Friday


Victim expected to survive

Dec. 31, 2019 — On Dec. 27, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Florence Police, assisted by Oregon State Police, responded to a possible shooting at 2180 52nd St. in Florence.

Upon arrival, it was discovered that Seth Wells, 20, had shot his brother, Andrew Terry, 30, twice with a .22 rifle and had fled from the residence.

Terry was transported to Peace Harbor Hospital by Western Lane Ambulance and is expected to survive.

Florence Police and Oregon State Police searched the area for Wells but were unable to locate him.

At approximately 4:20 a.m. on Dec. 28, Wells came to the Florence Police Dept and turned himself in.

Wells was placed under arrest, lodged in the Florence City jail and later transported to Lane County Adult Corrections.

Initial charges are Assault I and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

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