Shooting leaves one person dead in Central Point

Update (06/21/17 3:30 p.m.) – Police said 55-year-old Susan Marie King was arrested in connection with the death of 58-year-old Duane Levon King.

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff Nathan Sickler confirms one male was shot and killed Tuesday night in Central Point.

The scene unfolded around 9 p.m. on the 2800 block of Oakridge Avenue, at Redwood Drive. Neighbors say they heard gunshots and when Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies arrived they cordoned off the entire street with crime scene tape and found a deceased male.

Detectives began working at a single home on the block in the residential neighborhood.

Sheriff Sickler would not say where the man was shot or describe more about the scene. He did say that a woman was arrested. She was driving away as law enforcement arrived. Both her identity and the man’s name were not released Tuesday night.

The relationship between the man and woman is unknown.

Sheriff Sickler says more information will be released after family is notified and an autopsy is completed.

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