Fatal officer involved shooting near Eagle Point church

UPDATE, 11:01 p.m. – We’re learning more details about an office involved shooting that took place around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A spokesperson with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call regarding a domestic disturbance at a home on the 100 block of Idlewood Drive. Both the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Eagle Point Police responded.

JCSO Spokesman Mike Moran says a man involved in the domestic disturbance call left in an SUV. The Sheriff’s Office also says another man, whose involvement has not been identified, also got in the vehicle.

Moran says police stopped the vehicle at the intersection of Idlewood and Stevens Rd. That’s near the entrance to the parking lot for Church on the Hill.

Moran says at 7:36 p.m., a deputy reported shots fired. He tells NBC5 News that one of the men inside the vehicle has died. The other man in the SUV was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. Moran also says a JCSO deputy was shot by one of the occupants of the vehicle. He says the deputy’s injuries are minor and not life threatening.

Oregon State Police are now taking over the investigation.

EAGLE POINT, Ore. —Very few details are being released, regarding a shooting incident near a church in Eagle Point.

It happened before 8 this evening, off East Main Street and Idlewood Drive.

Several agencies responded.

A section of the East Main was taped off from the public.

We’ve asked for more information from law enforcement, and are waiting for confirmation on the details of this investigation.

Stay with us for more on this developing story.

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Jenna King is the 6pm and 11pm anchor for NBC5 News. Jenna is a Burbank, CA native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at Oregon she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through her internship with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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