PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A suspected home intruder was shot to death by a resident in a Salem home Sunday night, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said.
Just before 7 p.m., a 911 caller said someone was trying to break into the home on 45th Avenue NE near Iberis Street NE before a person inside the home shot the intruder, later identified as 42-year-old Peter Bishop of Salem.
Deputies arrived and found the suspect was already dead. No one else was hurt.
On Monday, police said the resident of the home who shot Bishop is a 62-year-old man whose adult daughter and 2 grandchildren were in the home at the time of the shooting.
Detectives launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident. Once their investigation is complete, the Marion County DA’s Office will review the report.
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