Lieutenant Justin Ivens with Medford Police said the caller told police a male subject was firing shots in the front yard of a home. Once officers arrived on the scene they were unable to locate the subject.
Medford Police, Emergency Medical Services and the SWAT team were all on scene.
At 4:43 P.M. Medford Police reported that the incident had turned into a barricaded subject event and were asking neighbors to stay inside and out of the area.
At 4:48 P.M. Medford Police reported they had the suspect in custody and were working to open the area up quickly.
Blakely McHugh is a weather forecaster and reporter for NBC5 News. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Blakely is a native of San Diego, CA.
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