A death investigation is underway after a volunteer firefighter was shot and killed in the Line of Duty in Josephine County, Oregon. The Illinois Valley Fire District was called out to an incident Thursday morning in the 900 block of Caves Highway in Cave Junction. One of its Firefighters was responding to the call when he was shot and killed.
INITIAL REPORTS from Illinois Valley Fire Chief John Holmes, is that the victim was a volunteer firefighter with the department, and he is believed to have been shot in his home by the suspect as he was getting ready to respond to a call. We’ll have more details to follow. Rest in Peace.