02:52 GMT01 November 2020
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    Local police have confirmed that the officer-involved shooting resulted in multiple deaths, including the suspect. An investigation has been opened into the matter.

    Multiple people have been shot at a home in east Salem, Oregon, on Monday, local media reported, citing the authorities.

    Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a residence on Juneva Place SE, near Mahrt Ave earlier in the afternoon after a "possible hostage situation" was reported there.

    Multiple shots were heard at the scene. Police said in a press release no officer was injured, but several people were shot dead, including the suspect.

    There has been no information so far concerning the exact number of fatalities or their identities. The Oregon State Police are now investigating the matter.

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