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Business owner describes events just before shooting on Rogue River Hwy

Janice Martinez owns Teapot on Wheels just up the street.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 5:43 PM
Updated: Jul 19, 2019 5:43 PM

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pened under the i-5 overpass in rogue river off of exit 45a. both lanes of traffic were closed for the investigation until about 10:30 this morning. newswatch 12's mari nelson has been on the scene since this morning watching this investigation unfold. she joins us live now from rogue river. mari spoke with a nearby business owner who called 911. even though the shooting didn't happen until 9 last night, police have confirmed with me that the first call about tony mills came in around 2. today i talked with the owner of teapot on wheels, a business down the street from the scene, who called 911. janice martinez owns teapot on wheels, just off of exit 45a. she says around 2 yesterday, a car pulled up to her businesses and a man started banging on the window, telling martinez to call 911. the man said there was a suicidal man under the overpass with a gun. martinez and her husband sprang into action. "we ran out, called 911, and then at that point my husband walked down, we have neighbors that have small children just a few doors down, very close to where he was. we wanted to alert them that there was an unstable male with a gun." but when the police showed up, they were unable to find anyone. it wasn't until later, around 8:30 when police were able to find tony mills. witnesses say they heard 2 gun shots around 9pm. coming up at newswatch 12 at 6, take a look at the security footage from inside tea pot on wheels when a man ran inside asking for help. you'll hear from others who heard the
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