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September 25, 2021
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Deputy Involved Shooting

Case 21-2521

Deputy Involved Shooting

On 051821 at 1102 hours, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a domestic assault in progress in the 1500 block of Queens Branch Rd. near Rogue River, Oregon.

Prior to arrival of law enforcement, the suspect left in a vehicle.  Several minutes later, the suspect returned to the scene and subsequently the deputy reported shots fired. The deputy was not injured. The suspect died at the scene.

The Jackson County Major Assault Death Investigation Unit (MADIU) responded to the scene and Medford PD will be the lead agency. Assisting agencies include Medford PD, Oregon State Police, Rogue River PD, Jackson County District Attorney’s Office, and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

Names of the involved parties are pending release until next of kin is notified. Additional details of the incident will be released after the initial investigation is concluded.

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