Multiple people shot in Oregon after police respond to ‘possible hostage situation’ | TheHill

Multiple people were shot and killed on Monday after police responded to a “possible hostage situation” at a house in Oregon’s capital of Salem, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

The department issued a press release on Monday saying that officers arrived at a house in the early afternoon with a “trained negotiator” from the sheriff’s department.

Police added that after arriving, “shots were fired,” resulting in “multiple fatalities during this incident, including that of the suspect.” The statement said that no deputies were injured in the confrontation.

Source: Multiple people shot in Oregon after police respond to ‘possible hostage situation’ | TheHill