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Multiple Deaths Reported After Officer Shoots in Possible Hostage Situation in US' Oregon

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible hostage situation at a home in southeast Salem at 12:30 p.m. and a trained negotiator talked with the suspect.

A reported hostage situation in Salem, Oregon led to an officer-involved shooting with multiple deaths, including the suspect, but no deputies were injured, the local sheriff reported.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible hostage situation at a home in southeast Salem at 12:30 p.m. and a trained negotiator talked with the suspect, the sheriff’s office said in a statement.

“As the incident unfolded, shots were fired. Ultimately, there were multiple fatalities during this incident, including that of the suspect,” the statement said.


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