KOIN 6 News Staff - SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) --- Two suspects were arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly shooting a Salem man in the head the night before.
The shooting happened shortly before 8 p.m. on the 4800 block of Jean Court NE.
When deputies arrived on the scene they found 44-year-old Brett White with a gunshot wound to the head. He later died at the hospital.
Detectives believe White was shot after becoming involved in a confrontation with the suspects who were reportedly robbing his son of marijuana.
His son wasn't injured.
The suspects, 22-year-old Denzel Cortez Hawthorne of Michigan and 20-year-old Eloy Carrera Jr. of Illinois, reportedly fled the scene in a red or maroon Pontiac Grand AM.
They were arrested Tuesday morning at the Budget Inn Hotel in Woodburn.
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