Oregon State Police are asking people in Josephine and Jackson counties to be on the lookout for an armed suspect believed to have been involved in a rural Josephine County shooting Saturday afternoon.
Joseph Carl Sallman, 30, of Grants Pass, is a suspect in a shooting that occurred about 2:41 p.m. in Cave Junction, according to Oregon State Police Sgt. Yvette Shephard. He is believed to be in possession of an AK-47 semiautomatic rifle and a tactical vest, and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Shepard said he was last seen driving a gray Dodge Durango pickup, though it's not known what year the pickup Sallman is driving. Shephard wouldn't say whether anyone was injured in the Cave Junction shooting or where it happened.
Josephine County court records show Sallman has prior some prior criminal history with weapons including a 2007 misdemeanor conviction for carrying a concealed weapon and a January 2014 domestic violence case that was later dismissed, in which Sallman allegedly pointed a handgun at his girlfriend's brother while in the presence of a 15-month-year old child.
Police urge anyone who sees Sallman not to approach him, and to immediately call 911.