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Person in Salem apartment fires gun at home invasion suspect

Posted: Updated: May 31, 2016 12:57 PM
Source: KPTV Source: KPTV
SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

Salem police are investigating a home invasion where the suspect fled after being shot at by someone inside an apartment.

Officers responded to reports of a home invasion at an apartment on the 1300 block of Peace Street Southeast at around 4:25 a.m. Tuesday. 

According to investigators, a suspect armed with a handgun forced his way into the apartment before being confronted by one of the residents who was also armed.

The person in the apartment fired at the suspect, who then left the scene. It is unknown if the suspect was shot.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 30s, between 5 feet 6 inches tall and 6 feet tall. He was clean shaven and wearing a dark colored jacket, black beanie cap and gloves.

Police ask anyone with information on this incident to call 503-588-6123.

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