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Affidavit: Murder suspect admits to firing 8 or 9 times

(Driggs, Idaho) - Yesterday, the Teton County, Idaho Sheriff's Department released news that Jackson resident Erik Martin Ohlson had been charged with two counts of first degree murder in the death of Jennifer S. Nalley, 39 of Driggs, and her unborn child. Since the original news has come out, more information has surfaced about the nature of the alleged murder. According to an affidavit from the District Court of the 7th Judicial District of the State of Idaho, in the very early morning of July 5, Ohlson was arrested for a DUI by the Teton County, Idaho Sheriff's Office. Court documents state that the deputy was dispatched to a report of a downed powerline on North Highway 33. The deputy observed a silver truck that appeared to have crashed into the pole. Ohlsen was arrested and charged with Excessive DUI and Open Container, and blew a .243 on the Breathalyzer Test. At approximately 11:19 a.m. on July 5, Teton County, Idaho Sheriff's Office received a call from Nalley's uncle John Niendorf, who had found her unresponsive at her cabin. Idaho State Police Detective Matt Wall interviewed Ohlson, who revealed that he was the boyfriend of Nalley and that he was aware that she was pregnant. The court affidavit also states that "Ohlson went to Nalley's residence intending to scare Nalley." It says that he had been drinking and put his gun in his back pocket. The report states that Ohlson knocked on the door and when it opened that Nalley rushed forward and may have pushed him. It states that Ohlson removed his gun and started firing at Nalley. The report states that: "Ohlson said he shot Nalley once in the chest, maybe more than once. Ohlson said he continued to fire his gun and Nalley fell to the ground. Ohlson continued to shoot Nalley until his gun ran out of bullets. Ohlson believes he fired 8 or 9 times." The affidavit states that he walked away from the cabin and tried to shoot himself, but was unable to do so. He then drive his vehicle into the powerline, intending to kill himself. *Feature Photo: Erik Martin Ohlson booking photo. h/t Teton County Idaho Sheriff's Office* #buckrail #news