Marion Co. Sheriff's Office

***Update - 3/28/21 @ 11:42 a.m.***

On March 24th, 2021, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting which occurred in the back parking lot of Four Corners Elementary School in the unincorporated area of Salem.  Two 17-year-old males were found at the scene with gunshot wounds and were taken to a local hospital.  Since the day of the shooting, one of the victims had remained hospitalized with critical injuries.  Tragically, the 17-year-old succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning, March 27th, 2021.  The second victim who sustained non-life threatening injuries has been released from the hospital.

At the request of the family, the victim’s name will not be released at this time.  As the family continues to grieve the loss of their loved one, they are requesting privacy and no contact from the media.

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office are continuing to follow investigative leads.  No additional suspects have been arrested or charged in connection with the shooting.  Anyone with information is encouraged to call our tip line at 503-540-8079 or submit information online at  Due to this being an open and ongoing investigation, no additional information is available for release.