MPD: Shooting Was Between Rival Groups of Juveniles

Police officials say that detectives are working throughout nights on this case.

Authorities now know that the shooting occurred after a rival group of mostly juveniles, attending the outdoor carnival, were engaged in a physical fight. At some point the fight escalated to several shots being fired, and at least one person was shot several times. Police say the good news is that he is expected to survive.

Officials say the scene was very chaotic, as it was a crowded event when the shooting occurred. Multiple people fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Witnesses have been coming forward with information which has been helpful for this investigation. Medford Police encourage anyone with information on this case to reach out to them 24/7, at 541-770-4783.

There are currently no suspects in custody.

Courtesy of MPD

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