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Salem man arrested after fatal shooting near Falls City

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A Salem man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly shot and killed another man near Falls City in Polk County. 

Dennis Sarver, 61, was booked into Polk County Jail on second-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and murder. 

Deputies also identified the victim as 52-year-old Earl Jambura III. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. 

The Polk County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a call on Saturday that someone had been shot on Black Rock Road around 2 p.m. and arrived to find the victim dead. 

The Polk County Major Crimes Team is investigating. 


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