UPDATE: Two boys arrested, man in “critical condition” after shooting downtown Monday, police say

Salem police surround the area of Northeast Chemeketa Street between High and Church Streets, near Salem Center Mall downtown Monday afternoon. (Ardeshir Tabrizian/Salem Reporter) UPDATE: The man injured in the shooting remained in critical condition as of 11 a.m. Tuesday, according to Angela Hedrick, Salem police spokeswoman. Original story below:[Read More…]

Salem man charged in state’s largest “ghost gun” manufacturing workshop, feds say

Firearms seized by federal authorities (Courtesy/U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Oregon) A federal grand jury indicted a Salem man Thursday on charges alleging he sold fake oxycodone pills containing fentanyl and illegally manufactured guns out of his home, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Oregon.[Read More…]