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*Update* Detectives investigate homicide at north Salem motel - 06/11/21


DATE: Friday, June 11,2021

Detectives have identified the victim in the homicide fom June 08,2021 as Davontae Deshawn Smith, age 21, of Portland. His next of kin have been notified. 

Detectives are still investigating the incident and continue to ask the public for information regarding the incident. 



DATE:     Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Salem, Ore. — Patrol officers responded to a call of shots fired at the Capital Inn on Fisher Road NE at 3:30 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

Arriving officers found one person deceased. Detectives are on scene conducting the investigation. No further details are available for release at this time.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Salem Police Tips Line at 503-588-8477.

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