Medford Officers Justified in Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — At today’s conference, District Attorney Beth Heckert announced the officers involved in the shooting on August 24th, were justified for using deadly force. The Grand Jury met for four hours and the 15 jury members deliberated for less than 5 min. The incident happened near Cherry Street and Stewart Avenue, and police reported … Continue reading »

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 »