Date: July 8, 2017
Contact: Medford Police Media Line
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Type of Incident: Attempted Assault in the first degree
Date of incident: July 7, 2017 at approximately 4:00 p.m.
Location of incident: N. Oakdale Ave at Palm St
MPD Case Number: 17-16065
On 07/07/2017 at about 4:00 pm Medford Police Detectives observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of N. Oakdale at Palm St. Detectives observed multiple adult male subjects fighting with the occupant of the suspicious vehicle. The occupant of the suspicious vehicle was later identified as the victim. Detectives observed 2 male subjects enter a silver hatchback and flee westbound through an alley behind Palm St where it stopped and an unknown male exited the vehicle. The unknown male fired two shots towards the victim and fled in the silver hatchback. The suspect vehicle believed to be involved in the incident was later located unoccupied and is no longer of interest.
No persons were injured during the shooting. The reason for the shooting is still under investigation.
Detectives from the Medford Police Department are continuing to investigate leads in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call (541)774-2299.