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Boy, 17, fatally shot in Salem

Police are investigating a shooting where a teenager was killed.

Posted: Jan 23, 2018 3:16 PM
Updated: Jan 23, 2018 3:18 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Police say a 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in northeast Salem.

Lt. Treven Upkes of the Salem Police Department said officers and medics responded late Monday afternoon to reports of gunfire. They administered first aid, but the teenager died at the scene.

No arrests have been made. Upkes says detectives don't believe the shooter is a threat to the general public.

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