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Story by KOIN 6 News Staff - Story Source
Published on Saturday April 3, 2021 - 2:52 AM

 
PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) - A man is dead following an officer involved shooting in Salem, according to Oregon State Police.

Police responded to the 400 block of Ewald Avenue SE around 6:30 p.m. to a report that a "suicidal" man had injured himself, OSP officials said.

Firefighters arrived prior to officers and the man allegedly threatened them with a firearm, according to OSP.

When Salem Police officers arrived, the man, still armed, confronted them. An officer then shot him.