Salem police investigate shooting death of 23-year-old man

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Salem police are investigating a homicide which occurred early Wednesday morning.

At around 1:30 a.m., a Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy — who was originally responding to a report of gunshots — came upon a vehicle blocking the roadway near 1100 block of Cordon Road Southeast, officials said. The deputy reported finding a man dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Salem Police then responded to the scene and began a homicide investigation, closing down the surrounding streets for approximately six hours, according to authorities.

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Police say no arrests have been made and they have not released the victim’s identity at this time. However, police did say the victim was 23-years-old.

Detectives ask anyone with information about this incident to call the Salem Police Tips Line at 503-588-8477.

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