Salem Police Investigate Shooting

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Salem, Ore. – On Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at around 11:30 p.m.. Salem Police officers responded to the area of 13th Street and State Street on the report of a shooting. A crowd had been gathered on the sidewalk near local businesses waiting for a concert after-party to start. While waiting, a fight broke out and multiple shots were fired into the crowd.

One female bystander, Rickiesha Hinchen, age 24 of Vancouver, Washington was struck in the leg by a bullet. Hinchen was transported to Salem Health by family members, where she was interviewed by officers, treated and released.

No suspects have been identified at this time. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Salem Police Tipline at 503-588-8477 and mention State Street Shooting in your message.