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Salem bicyclist shot in the knee

Salem, OR - A Salem man told police he was shot in the knee while riding his bicycle.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office says deputies got reports of shots fired Wednesday at about 3 a.m. About an hour later, Salem Hospital told them a man arrived with a gunshot wound to his right knee.

The 23-year-old man told investigators he was riding his bicycle when someone from a dark blue sedan started shooting at him.

Detectives are asking any witnesses to come forward, including two bicyclists who helped the victim immediately after he was shot.


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