Deputies Respond to Multiple Victim Shooting (Two Men Arrested)

Posted on May 7, 2019

Two men have been arrested and charged with Aggravated Murder and Attempted Aggravated Murder in the shooting in the 3600 block of Joshua Avenue Northeast in Salem Monday evening.

Both 23-year-old Keonte Caldwell and 26-year-old Curtis Welch were located and taken into custody in Roseburg for the deaths of 35-year-old Michael Buntjer and 35-year-old Bradley Kelley both of Salem.

Autopsies conducted were conducted on both bodies earlier in the day. Both deaths have been ruled homicides as the result of gunshot wounds.

A third victim, a female, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspects were known to the victims and reside in the Salem area.


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