Michael James Compton fired at least one shot at officers before he was killed in the gunfight with police, the Oregon State Police said in a statement Monday afternoon.
Salem police did not say who fired the shot that killed the suspect on Southeast Commercial Street Monday morning.
BREAKING NEWS: Police are investigating a shooting in south Salem on the morning of Monday, Jan. 23. Witnesses reported on social media hearing several gunshots.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday night that 11 crashes had been reported since midnight, some resulting in serious injury.
Salem police are investigating the death on Friday, Jan. 20, of a 6-year-old Salem child.
The lawsuit filed on Friday, Jan. 13, alleges Duarte Papa-Vicente, 27, was arrested and jailed on a warrant that had been withdrawn.
The Salem Police Department on Tuesday afternoon asked for the public’s help in finding a missing 17-year-old named Warren.
The home that houses Silverton Cat Rescue, which was occupied at the time of the fire, was a total loss. The organization typically takes in cats from Silverton and the Salem area.
Mitchell Daniel Kuenzi, 23, was declared dead at the scene of the crash near Northeast Downs Road Wednesday morning, according to the Oregon State Police.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges state officials knew Gerardo Trujillo-Torres, now 18, had assaulted others and was involved in a gang when they paroled him. He is now charged with killing one person and seriously injuring another in a Salem shooting.