Shady Cove homeowner shoots, kills suspect during home invasion

SHADY COVE, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says it is currently investigating a homicide that happened early Tuesday morning in Shady Cove.

According to police, dispatchers received calls around 2 a.m. that a homeowner shot a suspect during a home invasion near Cleveland Street.

When first responders got on scene, medics tried to save the burglary suspect’s life.  He was pronounced dead just after 2:30 a.m.

Detectives are investigating claims of self-defense during the home invasion.  The Sheriff’s Office says someone in the home had a valid protection order against the deceased.

As of now, no arrests have been made and all parties are cooperating with the investigation.

Detectives say once the investigation is complete, the case will be forwarded to the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office.

JCSO says due to the ongoing investigation, names will not be released at this time.

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Taylar Ansures is a producer and reporter for NBC5 News. Taylar is from Redding, California and went to California State University, Chico. After graduating, she joined KRCR News Channel 7 in Redding as a morning producer. She moved to Southern Oregon in 2022 to be closer to family and became KTVL News 10’s digital producer. Taylar is currently finishing her Master's Degree in Professional Creative Writing through the University of Denver. In her free time, Taylar frequents independent bookstores and explores hiking trails across Southern Oregon and Northern California.
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