On May 29, 2015 at approximately 10:27 p.m., two Oregon State Police Troopers responded to a 911 call at an address in rural Josephine County near Wilderville on the report of a domestic disturbance.
When the Troopers arrived at the location they made contact with a male subject later identified as Robert BOX, age 55. Shortly after making contact, the Troopers reported that shots had been fired and the subject was down.
BOX was transported to Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass for emergency medical treatment but was pronounced deceased a short time after arrival.
Pursuant to Senate Bill 111 – Use of Deadly Force investigations – a multi-agency investigation coordinated by the Josephine County District Attorney is ongoing. This includes agencies from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Josephine County District Attorney’s Office, the OSP Criminal Investigations Division and the OSP Forensic Services Division are assisting.
More information will be released when it is available. Any media questions should be directed to the Josephine County District Attorney’s Office.