Breaking News: Man Shot by Police in Salem While Resisting Arrest

A man was sh0t by a police officer on Monday morning,  1 April 2023, in Salem, who was trying to take him into custody.

The guy was being cared for at Salem Health, the Salem Police Department said. Andrew Erling Kjostad, 34, was named by police as the man on Tuesday morning, 2 April 2023, but they did not say anything about his health then.

Man Shot by Police in Salem While Resisting Arrest

Police say that Kjostad was wanted for shooting at a police car from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday. None of the cops were hurt.

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The shooting on Monday morning is being looked into by the Oregon State Police and the Marion County District Attorney’s Office.

It was the third time in less than a week that a police officer in Oregon had shot a person who was being suspicious. In the two other cases in Clackamas County, the accused di*d.

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