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UPDATE: Salem Police Identify Man Shot And Killed By Officer

7/12 UPDATE: SALEM, Ore. (AP) – State police have identified the man shot by a Salem police officer over the weekend in northeast Salem.

The Statesman Journal reports officers responded at about 11:20 p.m. Friday to a domestic violence call involving 23-year-old Arcadio Castillo III, of Salem, who was allegedly armed with a knife.

The responding officer, Nathan Bush, shot and killed Castillo, according to Oregon State and Salem police officials.

Bush was not injured and will be on paid administrative leave during an investigation led by the Oregon State Police.

No additional details about the incident have been released.

–Original Story–

The Salem Police Department says around 11:20 pm on July 9th they responded to a domestic violence call involving a suspect allegedly armed with a knife in the 3700 block of June Av NE.

According to Police During the investigation the responding officer shot the suspect.

The officer was not injured during the incident, according to Police

Police say despite lifesaving measures, the suspect died at the scene.

The incident is under investigation.


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