On Sunday, January 24, 2021 at approximately 10:45 a.m. Salem Police officers responded to the area of Williams AV NE and Carlton WY NE on multiple calls of gunshots. According to witnesses, the occupants of three vehicles had shot at each other before leaving the area. Some of the suspects were also seen running from one of the vehicles.
Currently, there are no reported injuries. This is an ongoing investigation and no further information is available.
Detective Lieutenant Michael Bennett said about the incident, “We know these events are traumatic and can disrupt an entire neighborhood. We want residents to know we are working very hard to identify those involved and to bring a sense of safety back to the neighborhood. We want to thank the neighbors for their assistance as detectives continue to work through the investigation.”
Anyone with information or video from home surveillance cameras is asked to call the Salem Police Tips Line at 503-588-8477.