Deschutes County D.A. will not charge Medford man for shooting at Bend Jack in the Box

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel has announced he will not file charges against Robert Garris of Medford, for a shooting incident at the Jack in the Box in Bend on May 14th. Garris shot Christopher Nolan after Nolan pulled a knife on Garris. Nolan was taken to St. Charles in Bend. Hummel said he did not agree with how Garris reached his conclusion in shooting Nolan and if police would have been contacted this may have been avoided altogether.


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