Medford Police investigates reported shooting in west Medford

Police responded to the scene on Bens Lane where a man was reportedly shot in the leg.

Posted: Jun 30, 2021 3:45 PM
Updated: Jun 30, 2021 5:07 PM

MEDFORD, Ore. — Officers from the Medford Police Department have responded to a street in west Medford where a man was reportedly shot in the leg.

Dispatch received a call around 2:15 p.m. reporting that a man had been shot in the leg in the 1100-block of Bens Lane, a small residential area between W McAndrews Road and Rossanley Drive near Timber Products. The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

Detectives are on the scene and have reportedly found a shell casing. The investigation is still in its initial stages.

NewsWatch 12's Adam Schumes has been reporting from the scene and saw officers take a man into custody who had been hiding under a trailer. Medford Police has not confirmed if this is the suspect in the shooting.

This is a developing story and will be updated with more details as they emerge.

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