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Homeless man wounded in southern Oregon shooting

April 4, 2018

SHADY COVE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a homeless man was shot in the hip during an altercation with another homeless man in southern Oregon.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year-old Toby Bicknell was flown by helicopter to Rogue Regional Medical Center.

The shooting happened early Wednesday east of Shady Cove. Witnesses say Bicknell had been in a fight with 29-year-old Kaleb Harris.

Sheriff’s detectives recovered a handgun and are looking for Harris, a transient in Shady Cove who has also been known to frequent Trail and Butte Falls.

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