- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 30, 2015

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Two teens have been charged with attempted murder in connection to a suspected gang-related shooting on Sunday.

The Statesman Journal in Salem reports (https://goo.gl/xKt80O ) that the Marion County District Attorney’s office has charged a 13-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy with three counts of attempted murder and three counts of unauthorized use of a weapon.

The boys scheduled to have a hearing on Oct. 12.

The two were taken into custody Sunday after several people reported shots had been fired in Salem. Police say the two teens were walking when a vehicle with three adults inside drove by. Words were exchanged between the two groups and both teens fired handguns.

No one was injured in the shooting.

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Information from: Statesman Journal, https://www.statesmanjournal.com

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