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News Release
Late night shooting incident leaves one injured - 09/30/22


DATE: September 30, 2022


Late night shooting incident leaves one injured


Salem, Ore. — On Thursday, September 29, at 11:10 p.m., Salem Police patrol officers received the report of a person with a gunshot wound in the area of Bill Frey DR and Portland RD NE.

Arriving officers located a man with a gunshot wound at an encampment in the distance. The officers provided immediate medical aid and carried him out to a location where paramedics provided assistance. The man sustained a life-threatening injury, and paramedics transported him to Salem Health where he is currently receiving treatment.

Officers learned a dispute occurred between individuals at the encampment prior to the shooting incident. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit have assumed this active investigation, and at this time, no further information is being released. 

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