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Salem-News.com (Nov-15-2021 18:39)

Student with Gun Arrested at Salem Middle School

The student was transported to the Marion County Juvenile Detention Facility

(SALEM, Ore.) - Stephens Middle School A middle school student was arrested for having a handgun Monday morning.

Salem Police officers responded to Stephens Middle School at approximately 10:40 a.m. on the report by staff of a student with a handgun hidden in a backpack. The student was detained by staff without incident prior to police arrival.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-16-2021 02:24)

EXCLUSIVE: Salem Man Killed by Police Needed Mental Help

Individuals with untreated severe mental illness are as many as half of all fatal police shootings

(SALEM, Ore.) - Arcadio Castillo Late last Friday night, 23-year old Arcadio Castillo III was shot by Salem PD three times in the chest, killing him, in his parents’ home.

“Drop the knife! Drop the knife! Drop the knife!” Then, the officer then fired his gun. “It happened so fast, they didn’t even have time to think and it was over.”

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Salem-News.com (Jun-07-2021 15:03)

Court Decision Sets Back Reasonable Gun Control Legislation

Pro-gun Judge compares AR-15 rifle to a pocket knife.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - assault weapons U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez overturned California’s ban on assault weapons by minimizing their killing power.

He said, “Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment.” How absurd. I am not aware of any mass killings where the killer used a Swiss Army Knife.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-12-2021 01:31)

Stayton Woman Killed by Apparent Gun Shot Wound

This is an active investigation.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Stayton fatal Stayton Police responded to the 300 block of W. Water St Sunday night at about 7:33 after receiving a "suspicious circumstances" call.

When officers arrived, they discovered a deceased woman inside of the residence with an apparent gunshot wound. A man at the residence was detained by Stayton Police.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-29-2020 12:01)

Child is One of Three Killed in Salem Shooting

Hostage situation ends in death of suspect, a woman and a young boy

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem shooting A shooting in SE Salem yesterday which resulted in multiple fatalities has left the city wondering what happened. This morning we have more information, though what motivated the hostage situation to begin with is still unknown.

Yesterday at about 12:30 p.m., MCSO Deputies responded to a hostage situation. Upon hearing gunshots inside deputies forced entry into the residence in an effort to effect a rescue.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-21-2020 15:53)

Lincoln City Man Accidentally Shoots Himself at the Grocery Store

Ellingford did not have a concealed handgun license

(SALEM, Ore.) - guns The investigation revealed that Ellingford was inside the store and as he was waiting in line, he un-holstered a Glock 9mm semi-automatic pistol from his waist band so that he could show it off to a friend.

As Ellingford was placing the firearm back in the front of his pants, he accidentally pulled the trigger. He was flown via Life Flight to Legacy Emanuel Hospital

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Salem-News.com (Dec-19-2019 14:56)

Reward Offered in Jennifer Black Homicide Investigation

Help solve a double shooting and homicide that occurred at the Pine Street Pub.
Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

(SALEM, Ore.) - Jennifer Black About 1:30 a.m. on August 18th, shots were fired in the parking lot of the Pine Street Pub. Police and medical personnel located two gunshot victims and they were taken by ambulance to the hospital.

40-year-old Jennifer Anne Black, of Salem, died as a result of the shooting.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-18-2019 18:19)

Suspect in Custody following Wilsonville Workplace Murder

The pursuit continued to Woodburn, coming to a stop on a dead-end street.

(CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore.) - Camilo Santiago-Santiago At approximately 8:20 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15th, 911 dispatch received information that a suspect had walked into Heritage Specialty Foods in Wilsonville and fired multiple rounds with a handgun, killing one employee.

The suspect, 25-year old Camilo Santiago-Santiago, of Woodburn then fled the scene in a red sedan, traveling southbound toward Woodburn.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-09-2018 12:44)

Thousand Oaks, California Mass Shooting

...as sure as night follows day...

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Ian David Long This marked the 307th mass shooting incident so far this year. Clearly gun violence in America remains an ongoing issue. After these many mass shootings, there has been a noticeable absence of action at the federal level about gun violence in this country and I am not hopeful that there will be any after this latest incident.

I suspect there will be more “thoughts and prayers” and the same discussion -- sorrow, helplessness, outrage, and another futile call for gun control.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-21-2016 17:53)

Prisoner Fight Results in Warning Shot Fired at EOCI

Officials say 47 inmates were involved.

(ONTARIO, Ore.) - EOCI A warning shot was fired to put an end to mayhem at EOCI today. No one received injuries from the gunfire.

Several inmates engaged in a series of fights on a recreation yard at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution (EOCI), today at about 2:30 p.m. The inmates refused verbal directives to stop fighting, at which time staff administered pepper spray.

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