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Salem Police Officers Involved In Shooting After Vehicle Pursuit

OPB | Jan. 23, 2013 10:40 a.m. | Updated: Jan. 23, 2013 1:09 p.m.

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Courtney Sherwood

Salem Police officers have been involved in an officer-involved shooting following a pursuit, according to the city’s police department.

Salem Police Lt. Okada provides preliminary information about an officer-involved shooting to reporters.

Salem Police Lt. Okada provides preliminary information about an officer-involved shooting to reporters.

Salem Police Department

A man was shot in Keizer following a police chase that began in Salem, Lt. Dave Okada told reporters Wednesday morning, in a video posted by the Statesman-Journal newspaper. “At this point I don’t have information as to the circumstances behind the pursuit,” he said.

The man was transferred to a hospital, Okada said. No police officers were injured, he said.

No additional information has been released, but police officials say they will make future updates.

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