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Police Shoot, Kill Man Suffering Mental Health Crisis In Salem

(Salem, OR) -- An investigation is ongoing into the officer-involved shooting death of a man experiencing a mental health crisis in Salem. Oregon State Police say the man had injured himself and was threatening to take his own life when officers arrived on the scene Friday night. Police say the man threatened firefighters with a gun and then confronted police, prompting an officer to open fire, killing him. Neighbors say the man struggled with mental health issues.

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