Marion County authorities investigating person shot Friday morning

SALEM — Area law enforcement responded just after 11 a.m. this morning to a location on Nature Lane just north of U.S. 50 on a report of a person shot.

EMS was instructed to stage at Radio Tower Road east of Salem but the victim had already been transported by private vehicle to a local ER.

Deputies were investigating a suspicious person walking in the area, while others went to the hospital to interview possible witnesses.

The incident is still active and few details are available at this time but we’ll bring you more information as it becomes available.