Man charged with attempted murder after man shot in Salem

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A 20-year-old Salem man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting at a northeast Salem apartment complex.

Jonathan Jimenez-Miranda faces charges of second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, and unlawful use of a weapon, the Statesman Journal reported. Around 4 a.m. Tuesday, officers were notified about a man who was dropped off at Salem Health Hospital with a gunshot wound.

Marion County Sheriff’s office Sgt. Jeremy Landers said the victim, a 20-year-old man from Salem, is in serious condition.

Authorities found the vehicle that dropped off the man and determined that a shooting happaned at an apartment complex in an unincorporated area of northeast Salem, Landers said.

Jimenez-Miranda was arrested in the Portland area. He's being held without bail at the Marion County Jail. It wasn't known if he has a lawyer.

Officials have declined to release additional information citing an open investigation.

Jimenez-Miranda has two other pending cases in Marion County that include charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, reckless driving, attempting to a elude a police officer and others.