Teen shot, seriously wounded in East Salem; shooter at large

Crime

16-year-old shot in what investigators said was not a random act

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A teenager was shot and seriously wounded in East Salem Monday night in what authorities said does not appear to be a random act.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office reported gunfire at the intersection of Lancaster Drive NE and Auburn Road NE in Four Corners around 7 p.m.

While investing, deputies found the 16-year-old a few blocks away. The teen was rushed to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries, officials said.

The area outside an AM/PM-Arco gas station was cordoned off with caution tape as authorities investigated.

The investigation continues and no arrests have been made.

This is a developing story.

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