SALEM, OR – A shooting incident in a Fred Meyer parking lot in Salem, Oregon, resulted in injuries to three individuals on Monday morning, according to local law enforcement.
The incident occurred near Market Street Northeast and Lancaster Drive Northeast. Salem Police Department confirmed that all parties involved in the unfortunate incident have been accounted for and that there are no further public safety concerns.
The three injured individuals were transported immediately to a nearby hospital, although Salem police are yet to disclose details regarding their medical condition.
While the specific circumstances leading to the shooting have not been elaborated upon by the Salem Police, they have announced that access to the store and parking lot would remain closed until an undefined time.
A representative from Fred Meyer released a statement expressing sorrow over the incident and confirmed cooperation with local law enforcement officials in the ongoing investigation. Directed at Salem Police, queries about the incident were referred in order to uphold the integrity of the investigation.
Initially, the public was informed about some police activity in the parking lot at around 8:15 a.m. through a post on a social media platform, X, formerly Twitter. By 9:50 a.m., the Salem Police confirmed the occurrence of a shooting incident.