One Juvenile Male Arrested in Salem Double Shooting

Salem Police detectives have announced the arrest of a 17-year-old, male juvenile in a shooting incident which occurred today in the 3300 block of D Street NE.

Just after 12:00 a.m., August 8, 2022, patrol officers responded to the report of a shooting at an apartment complex. Arriving officers located a 24-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl with gunshot wounds. The two victims were treated by paramedics at the scene, and subsequently transported to Salem Health with non-life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses provided suspect descriptions of two teens involved in the incident which helped officers who scoured the area in search. Officers located two male juveniles who matched the descriptions given nearby.

Salem Police detectives investigating the case arrested one of the juveniles detained who was then lodged at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center on the following charges:

  • Attempted murder, two counts
  • Assault, two counts
  • Unlawful use of a weapon

The Salem Police Department says they do not release the names of minors involved in criminal investigations.