Salem Police Search For Car Involved In Shooting


The Marion County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify a suspect in a shooting Sunday night that wounded a 16-year-old boy.

The shooting was reported behind the Safeway at 3380 Lancaster Drive NE. While deputies were checking the area, a local hospital reported a 16-year-old victim had arrived with multiple gunshot wounds.

Deputies responded to the hospital and interviewed the victim regarding the shooting and are continuing to investigate what occurred. The victim was treated and released from the hospital.

Investigators are asking for the public’s help locating a vehicle of interest in the shooting. If anyone has information about the vehicle or can identify the people in the photo they are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at 503-588-5032 or Det. Sphoon at 503-798-8319.