Salem police identify person found dead at Capital Inn

Salem police have identified the person who was found dead at the Capital Inn on Northeast Fisher Road Tuesday morning as 21-year-old Portland man Davontae Deshawn Smith.

Salem police are investigating Smith’s killing but have released few details about the crime.

Officers initially responded to a call of shots fired at 3:30 a.m. at the northeast Salem hotel on June 8.

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

-Saphara Harrell