A suspect in a Friday morning shooting near Four Corners was pronounced dead after an “officer-involved shooting,” the Marion County Sheriff’s Office announced in a news release.
The sheriff’s office said in the statement that officers fired shots but did not specify whether the suspect was killed by police gunfire, providing few details about the shooting.
Deputies were called around 11 a.m. to a report of “a disturbance involving a male subject” who was firing gunshots in the area of Southeast Arabian Avenue and Southeast Sorrel Court, according to the news release.
Officers from the sheriff’s office, Salem Police Department and Oregon State Police responded and found the suspect.
“During this incident, shots were fired by the officers. The suspect was injured during the incident, and medical assistance was immediately rendered. However, the suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene. No officers were injured in the incident,” according to the police statement.
Macleay Road remained closed at Arabian Avenue, Shenandoah Drive and 46th Place as of Friday afternoon.
The statement said any additional information will come from the Keizer Police Department, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office and Marion County District Attorney’s Office, which are investigating the shooting. Senate Bill 111, passed in 2007, created a planning authority in every county to develop a plan related to deadly physical force by police.
There is no outstanding danger to the community,” according to the statement.
Original story below:
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has closed multiple roads in southeast Salem following what the agency described as an “officer-involved shooting” Friday morning.
The sheriff’s office said in a post on X at 11:29 a.m. there was police activity near the intersection of Southeast Macleay Road and Arabian Avenue near Mary Eyre Elementary School. The sheriff’s office did not provide any detail about what happened or how officers were involved in the shooting.
Macleay Road was closed at Arabian Avenue, Shenandoah Drive and 46th Place.
This story is developing and will be updated.
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