Attempted Assault I Updated

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Attempted Assault I Updated

ATTEMPTED ASSAULT I


News Release from Medford Police Dept.
Posted on FlashAlert: August 5th, 2019 10:00 AM
On 080519, at approximately 0032 hrs, a Jackson County Deputy heard gunshots in the area of Barnett and Riverside.  A vehicle with multiple bullet holes in the trunk and rear window was located and a traffic stop was initiated.  The driver of the vehicle was contacted.  It was determined that the driver was shot at multiple times and several rounds struck the vehicle.  A Medford detective was assigned and responded to take over the investigation.  The case is currently under investigation and no further information is available at this time.  
Contact Info:
Lt. DJ Graham - (541)774-2207 - darrell.graham@cityofmedford.org
 

Update:

It has been determined that the shooting took place at the intersection of Barnett and Riverside.  The victim was traveling on west bound Barnett and turned onto south bound Riverside.  A traffic stop was conducted on the victim in the area of Lillian and Garfield.  The victim's vehicle was struck at least three times.  This is not believed to be a random incident.  It is believed that there are two female witnesses that have not yet been identified.

If anyone has information about the case or about possible witnesses, please contact the Medford Police Department.  The Medford Police Department is also asking businesses in the area who might have video of the involved area to please let us know.  

The case is currently under investigation and no further information is available at this time.  

Further Update:
Downloadable file: TruckPic
Downloadable file: ScenePic1

The Medford Police Department is looking for help identifying the suspect vehicle, two pedestrians, and a truck that were in the immediate area when the shooting took place.  
In the first provided photograph there is a pedestrian in the crosswalk and a pedestrian in the Walgreens parking lot.  The suspect vehicle is the dark colored sedan near the intersection of Barnett and Riverside.  In the second photograph there is a dark colored truck that enters the intersection just after the victim vehicle leaves the scene and passes the suspect vehicle as it turns north bound onto Riverside.  

The Medford Police Department is trying to identify the suspect vehicle, the pedestrians, and the truck that were seen at the scene.  

This case continues to be actively investigated.  
 

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