2-19-18: MEDFORD POLICE RESPOND TO SHOT FIRED, SUSPECT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.

MEDFORD POLICE RESPONDED TO A REPORT OF A SHOT BEING FIRED JUST AFTER 7PM SATURDAY NIGHT ON THE 2700 BLOCK OF NORTH PACIFIC HIGHWAY. THEY WERE ABLE TO MAKE CONTACT WITH A MALE SUSPECT, WHO TIRED TO FLEE, WHEN CONFRONTED BY OFFICERS, POLICE SAY THAT THE SUSPECT PUT HIS HAND ON A HANDGUN IN HIS WAISTBAND. AFTER INITIALLY FAILING TO COMPLY, THE SUSPECT WAS FINALLY TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT INCIDENT.