SWAT Responds to Armed Barricaded Domestic Assault Suspect (Photo)
JCSO Case 22-3851
Update 3:15 p.m.: The next of kin has been notified. The name of the decedent is Dustin Michael Davis JR, 29, of Central Point, Ore. All further information will come from the Jackson County District Attorney's office.
Update 11:29 a.m.: The suspect is deceased from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound. No lethal rounds were fired by law enforcement during the incident. SWAT and CNT attempted to contact the suspect via numerous means to resolve the situation peacefully. JCSO attempted less lethal means and negotiations but unfortunately the incident ended when the subject took his own life. The suspect’s name will be released pending notification of next of kin.
Multiple shots were fired at deputies during the incident but there were no injuries.
This is an active investigation and Table Rock Road will be closed from Orr Drive to Gibbon Road for several hours.
Medford Police Department (MPD) and Central Point Police Department assisted with the incident.
Jackson County Major Assault and Death Investigation Unit (MADIU) will conclude the investigation and pass off their findings to the Jackson County District Attorneys office.
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. - Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) SWAT, Crisis Negotiators Team (CNT), and detectives were called out early this morning for an armed, barricaded subject following a domestic assault.
JCSO Patrol deputies responded to a 911 call for a domestic assault at 2:27 a.m. on the 6000 block of Table Rock Road and the armed subject barricaded. The suspect has prior assaults on the same victim.
JCSO is working through contingency plans to create an environment and opportunity for the suspect to give up and be arrested. SWAT and CNT have made multiple notifications, and flash bang distraction devices have been deployed.
In an abundance of caution neighboring residences have been evacuated. This scene is active, please avoid the area while the situation is ongoing.