Wiley River Foxx, 18, of Gold Hill, was arrested shortly after 4:15 AM in connection to the shooting death of Thomas James Watters, 24, of Gold Hill.
Shortly before 4 AM, Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (ECSO) received a report of gunshots, screaming, and people leaving the scene on the 500 block of Gustaf St. in Gold Hill.
When Jackson County Sheriff Deputies arrived, they found Watters unconscious and not breathing. Jackson County Fire District Three (JCFD3) rendered aid until Mercy Flights medical personnel arrived. Medford Police Department (MPD) assisted at the scene.
Watters was pronounced dead at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds.
Foxx has been lodged at the Jackson County jail on a charge of second-degree Murder.
Jackson County Major Assault and Death Investigation Unit (MADIU) is assisting with the case. MADIU consists of detectives from Oregon State Police (OSP), JCSO, MPD, Jackson County District Attorney’s office, and other local agencies.
Further information will be released from the District Attorney of Jackson County