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SALEM, OR (KPTV) - The Salem Police Department has identified the man who was found dead at a motel earlier this week.

Police said officers were called to the Capital Inn, located at 1875 Fisher Road Northeast, on Tuesday at 3:30 a.m. after a caller reported shots fired. Officers arrived to the motel and found Davontae Deshawn Smith, 21, of Portland, dead.

A homicide investigation was launched. Detectives are still investigating. Police have not reported any suspect information. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Salem Police Tips Line at 503-588-8477.

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davcon 5

Why did you censor my comment, KPTV news? Because I stated the victim's color ? The fact he had several gun felonies and ID - related misdemeanors ? I only stated what is true.

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