Officer-Involved Shooting in Medford

shooting medford carMEDFORD, Ore.– Several law enforcement agencies were involved in an officer involved shooting this evening. Medford Police say a 1998 Dodge truck carrying two wanted suspects from another state, was spotted around 3p.m., Thursday. Police say the suspects were believed to be armed and dangerous. Police followed the truck as they turned onto Hilton Road and into Northcrest Circle. At that time police waited on Hilton Roads in case they needed to deploy spike strips. They say the truck then purposely ran into a parked police car. Police officers then opened fire on the suspects causing the truck to run into a fence in a nearby yard. The suspects were then taken into custody without incident. Police say they were both transported to the Rogue Regional Medical Center to be treated for gunshots wounds. The conditions of the suspects are not being released. The officer inside the rammed car is now recovering from sustained injuries.