Police Respond to Roxy Ann Peak

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police responded to Roxy Ann Peak on Saturday afternoon after hikers encountered an armed man with bizarre behavior.

Officers say they found a man in his 50s at the top of Roxy Ann lying on rocks, heavily intoxicated and suicidal. Police say he was holding a pistol and had fired four shots.

Officers took him into protective custody and he won’t be released until Jackson County Mental Health officials release him. Medford Police say if you believe someone is behaving suspiciously, armed or not, to contact police.