1 killed in shooting in West Medford, homicide investigation underway

MEDFORD, Ore. – One person has died after a shooting in Medford on Thursday morning.

Police say at approximately 8:30 a.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Lincoln St. for a report of gunshots.

Police say they found one victim in the street with apparent gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, officials say.

Detectives have begun a homicide investigation.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Medford Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 541-770-2230 (case 22-15364).

Update (2:25 p.m.): Medford Police Detectives have identified a suspect in the homicide.

Police are on the lookout for 26-year-old Shawn Robert Conte.

Conte should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you see this subject please call 911.

This is a developing story, all updates will be provided as they become available.

Ethan McReynolds is a reporter and weekend anchor for NBC5 News. He grew up in Bothell, Washington and graduated from Gonzaga University with a degree in Broadcasting and minors in Journalism and Sport Management. At Gonzaga, he started his own sports podcast. Ethan loves rooting for his hometown Seattle sports teams, especially the Mariners. He loves playing baseball, basketball, and soccer. He is also an avid Taylor Swift fan.
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