Gold Hill, OR -

Authorities in Jackson County say they have jailed a man on a murder charge in the shooting of woman described as his acquaintance in a transient lifestyle.

The Medford Mail Tribune reports the suspect is 41-year-old Robert Joseph Simonson, and the victim was 52-year-old Kimberly Ann Staack.

The sheriff's department says she died of a single gunshot wound after the two were heard arguing Friday at an apartment in the Gold Hill area.