JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A suspect was taken into custody following a reported shooting north of Grants Pass.
The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said at about 4:30 p.m. on August 24, a person in the 3000 block of Highland Avenue called dispatchers to report a robbery with shots fired during an altercation.
When deputies arrived at the scene, they made sure the victim was safe before arresting the suspect — identified as Robert Linville — who had allegedly fired a gun at a vehicle and threatened to shoot someone while saying he wanted to take his own life.
According to JCSO, Linville was lodged in the Josephine County Jail for unlawful use of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and menacing.
No further details were released.
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