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Man injured in gang-related shooting

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SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

A Salem man was injured in a shooting that happened at Silverton Road and Williams Avenue on Tuesday evening.

Police say the victim was walking on Silverton when a dark-colored sedan approached him. They say a man got out of the car and spoke with the victim before pulling a handgun and firing several shots at him. The shooter then got back in the car and drove away; the car was last seen heading west on Silverton. The victim is expected to survive.

Police say the shooter is a Hispanic man in his early 20s. He is described as standing at an average height with a stocky build.

Police are investigating the crime as a gang-related shooting. They encourage anyone with any information to contact them.

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