Tony Orland Mills Killed by Oregon State Police, Jackson County Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
42.416861, -123.124694 Rogue River Hwy and I-5
Mapping Police Violence:

Police responded to I-5 at Exit 45A following reports of a suicidal man armed with a handgun. While enroute to the scene, police said they called in medical personnel to stage in the area. The first trooper arrived at 8:45 p.m. Officers said they found Tony Orland Mills on Rogue River Highway, underneath the I-5 overpass, armed with a handgun. At 8:59 p.m., the man was shot and killed. Details as to what precipitated the killing were withheld by police.

Victim's Name: Tony Orland Mills

Agency Responsible: Oregon State Police, Jackson County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 73

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: July 18, 2019

County: Jackson

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4868

Geography: Rural

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