Benjamin Foster Dies in Hospital After Being Taken Into Custody

This is an update to our continuing coverage of the hunt for attempted murder suspect Benjamin Foster.

Shortly before 8:00p tonight, Grants Pass Police announced that the hours long standoff has been resolved. The “Shelter in Place” order has also been lifted for affected addresses.

The suspect, Benjamin Foster is confirmed in police custody. He was taken by an AMR ambulance to a nearby hospital. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time. No additional information was released by authorities at this time.

There are also new unconfirmed information, this evening, that Foster is also a person of interest in other serious local crimes.

Grants Pass Police announced tonight they will have a press conference on Wednesday. We expect additional information at that time.

11:00P UPDATE: After being taken into custody alive earlier tonight, Benjamin Foster was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition. GPPD has announced that he has died at the hospital, as a result of a self inflicted gun shot.

Medford Alert will continue to monitor this incident and provide updates as they become available.


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