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Deputies seek 'armed and dangerous' suspect in shooting outside of Rogue River

Investigators are searching for Joshua Miller, the suspect in a shooting on Evans Creek Road.

Posted: Nov 5, 2020 9:53 AM
Updated: Nov 5, 2020 9:57 AM

WIMER, Ore. — Deputies are still searching for the suspect in a reported shooting outside of Rogue River on Wednesday night, according to the last update from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

Just before 4 p.m. deputies responded to a report of "assault with a weapon" on East Evans Creek Road northeast of Wimer, near Neathammer Gulch. Investigators learned that the reported assault was a shooting, and that the suspect — 35-year-old Joshua Robert Miller — fled the scene, the Sheriff's Office said.

Miller is described as having sandy-blonde hair, five-foot ten-inches tall, and 185 pounds. He is considered armed and dangerous, and may either be on foot in the East Evans Creek area, or may be on a Polaris ATV.

"If you see him or know his location contact 911 immediately. Do not approach him," JCSO said.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office did not say if anyone was hurt or killed in the reported shooting, and underlined that further details are "not being released at this time."

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