Officer-Involved Shooting in Cave Junction

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety has an update on the Cave Junction Shooting.

Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 4:27 PM
Updated: Jan. 12, 2018 5:29 PM

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore.-- One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Cave Junction Friday afternoon.

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The Josephine County Major Crime team is investigating.
Authorities say on Thursday, the US Marshal Service requested local law enforcement to be on the lookout for a fugitive, 37-year-old Jeffrey Alan Burleson.
Burleson was wanted out of the State of Florida.
On Friday, around 12:30 PM, local law enforcement from Josephine County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle suspected to contain Burleson.
The traffic stop occurred at 213 Redwood Hwy in Cave Junction.

During contact with law enforcement, authorities say Burleson displayed a firearm.
A contacting law enforcement officer fired shots.

Burleson was transported to Three River’s Hospital in Grants Pass, and subsequently died. 

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