Police Release New Details on Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police said there is still plenty of work to be done in the investigation of an officer-involved shooting from Sunday, but released new information about an encounter with the man an hour before the shooting. The shooting happened near Cherry Street and Stewart Avenue. 52-year-old Stephen McMilon was acting strangely, carrying a … Continue reading »

Shooting Subject Suffered from PTSD

MEDFORD, Ore. — Neighbors described Stephen McMilon as a former Marine who had severe bouts with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which they believe led to an altercation Sunday in which he was shot and killed by police. The incident occurred Sunday afternoon along Stewart Avenue and Cherry Street. Police said McMilon was reportedly acting “strangely,” … Continue reading »

Lawsuit Filed in 2012 Medford Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — A family member and a friend of a man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals in Medford in 2012 are now suing the federal government. The lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court. 20-year-old Jimmy Georgeson was shot by marshals after they say he tried to ram officers with his car … Continue reading »

Police Shooting Suspect in Court

MEDFORD, Ore. – An Idaho fugitive is facing trial for her alleged involvement in an officer involved shooting. Shavon Willard appeared for an arraignment Friday. She and an associate, Wayne Pearson, apparently rammed a police car during a chase that ended in police opening fire. Willard appeared briefly on camera from the Jackson County Jail … Continue reading »

Officers Cleared in Suspect Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two Idaho fugitives said to be responsible for an officer involved shooting will face prosecution in a Jackson County Court. On Thursday evening, a grand jury gave the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office the go-ahead to press charges against Wayne Pearson and Shavon Willard. The two suspects face charges after motor vehicle … Continue reading »