Suspect arrested after man shot, killed in Salem

Police were at the scene of the shooting for nearly 14 hours on Monday

KOIN 6 News Staff - SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) --- A 22-year-old man was arrested after the victim in a Salem apartment complex shooting died in the hospital, police confirmed.

The shooting happened Monday around 1:50 a.m. on the 4100 block of Center Street NE. KOIN 6 News learned one person was shot, but Salem Police Dept. didn't release any details about his condition throughout the rest of the day.

On Tuesday, police revealed officers who responded to the scene performed CPR on the victim, 32-year-old Rodolfo Castro-Salas, but he later died at the hospital.

A suspect in the case, Baltazar Delgado, was later arrested.

Delgado was arrested for aggravated murder and on a parole violation.

Police were on the scene of the crime for nearly 14 hours on Monday. Investigators later said there were concerns about a woman who may have been forcibly abducted from the scene, but those reports later turned out to be unfounded.

Anyone with information on the case should call 503.588.6050 ext. 0.


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