Phoenix mayor under investigation

PHOENIX, Ore. — The Phoenix mayor is under investigation for allegedly hitting a woman with his car, during protests in Medford.

Mayor Chris Luz was confronted by residents at a city council meeting last week. The woman claims he drove his car through protesters in medford and hit her, when they were calling for justice for George Floyd on June 1.

Mayor Luz said in a statement Wednesday, “In the best interest of the community, I would like to wait until the appropriate officials finish their inquiry before making any public comments.”

So far, the mayor has not been arrested or charged with anything.

Anna Weeks is the anchor of NBC5 News at 5 and 11 and Your Place @7 with Anna Weeks. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oregon State University with a degree in Digital Communication Arts and a minor in writing. Previously, she interned with the National Association of Broadcasters at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Originally from the Portland area, Anna loves exploring Southern Oregon. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, and watching sports.
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