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Jackson County SO-Involved Shooting Investigationo Forwarded to District Attorney
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

The investigation into the August 11, 2010 fatal officer-involved shooting in northern Jackson County led by the Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of the Jackson County Major Crimes Team, was recently forwarded to the Jackson County District Attorney's Office for review.
The man shot by Jackson County Sheriff's Office deputies during an entry and search of an outdoor marijuana grow site on BLM property north of Sams Valley was positively identified as ITALI ARELLANO-VARGAS, age 20, from Mexico. Next of kin were notified with the help of Mexico's consulate office.
No additional information to be released pending review by the District Attorney's office.