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Washington man killed in southern Oregon; man arrested

June 14, 2019

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A Washington man is dead and another Washington man was arrested outside a southern Oregon Fred Meyer store.

The Mail Tribune reports 22-year-old Rolando Rivas Jr. was arrested Thursday afternoon in Grants Pass.

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says police found a man dead in the store parking lot following 911 reports of an assault at 12:18 p.m.

Authorities described the victim as a 26-year-old man from Washington state.

Police did not release details of what led up to the killing, how the man died or the cities of residence for the men.

Rivas was lodged in the Josephine County Jail.

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