12/20/2014

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Woman found dead after shooting reported in Salem area

SALEM, Ore. – A woman was found dead Monday afternoon at a home in a rural area near Salem after a shooting was reported, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

A man at the home has been detained for questioning, deputies said.

Police received the report of a shooting with a possible gunshot victim in the 7500 block of Heckart Lane SE just before 1 p.m.

According to Marion County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Don Thomson, they do not believe a suspect is at large and there is no danger to the nearby community.

The sheriff's office has released no other details. The investigation is continuing and deputies said names will not be released until family members are notified.

Thomson said he hopes to release more information about the investigation on Tuesday.

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