SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) — Salem police arrested a 17-year-old boy for allegedly shooting and wounding two people early Monday.
Just after midnight, the Salem Police Department say they responded to the report of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of D St. NE. Officers arrived at the scene and found a 24-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl with gunshot wounds.
The two victims were taken to Salem Health Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
According to police, witnesses provided descriptions of two teenage boys who were suspected to be connected to the shooting. Officers were then able to locate both boys a short time later.
Police arrested one of the boys and charged him with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault and unlawful use of a weapon. He was lodged at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center.
The Salem Police Department says they do not release the names of minors involved in criminal investigations.