WHITE CITY, Ore. — A man who barricaded himself inside a home with a shot gun was taken into custody around 10:50 p.m. Friday.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon State Police and a SWAT team responded to a home near the intersection of highway 62 and Antelope Road.
Deputies surrounded the home around 9:00 p.m and tried to get the man out safely. They attempted to negotiate with the man through the phone and say he kept on hanging up. They say the man is suffering from several mental health issues. One of those illnesses is schizophrenia
The SWAT team created a perimeter and had the home lit. Antelope road is still closed as deputies clear that scene.