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Neighborhood dispute results in fatal shooting

Written by on June 26, 2024

GLIDE, Ore. — Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Glide.

On Tuesday, June 25, 2024, shortly before 10:30 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call reporting a male had been shot in the 400-block of Goodreau Lane during a neighborhood dispute. Bystanders were performing lifesaving efforts on the individual who had been shot. Deputies responded to the scene and initially detained the male shooter. The male who had been shot, 53-year-old Stephen Lynn Foster of Glide, was pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS.

Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident along with the Douglas County Medical Examiner’s Office. The other party involved, whose name is being withheld at this time, is cooperating with law enforcement.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office, Glide Rural Fire Protection District, Umpqua Valley Ambulance and REACH Air Medical Services. 

No further information is being released at this time. 

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