On Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at approximately 9:45 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to Interstate 5 northbound near milepost 37 in Jackson County for a report of a motorist that had been shot.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a female motorist was northbound when she was struck with a bullet. She was transported to the hospital, treated and released for injuries.
OSP has reason to believe this shooting is linked to the previous shootings reported along Interstate 5 beginning in late May.
Oregon State Police Forensic Scientists have responded to assist with the investigation.
OSP is working with the District Attorney’s Offices in Jackson, Josephine, and Douglas counties.
OSP is still requesting public’s assistance regarding this investigation. If you any information regarding last night’s shooting or any of the previous shootings please contact the Oregon State Police Southern Command Center at 1-800-442-2068 or *OSP and refer to case #SP20-235168
No further information is currently available for release as this in an ongoing investigation.