Sheriff's office identifies two men killed in Salem shooting

Two men are dead and another is injured after a late-night shooting took place in Salem early on Saturday morning. (Photo courtesy of Marion County Sheriff).

SALEM, Ore. – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office identified the two men killed in a Salem shooting early Saturday morning.

Sunday, deputies said Tobias Helms-Reese, 24, of Salem and Tyler Longacre, 21, of Salem were shot near Bar Fly’s on Lancaster Drive Northeast.

Investigators say one man was found shot outside Bar Fly’s and the other was shot and killed across the street. A third man was shot at the scene, but is in stable condition at a hospital.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner performed autopsies on the two men and determined they both died from gunshot wounds.

Deputies are continuing to investigate the shooting.

They identified a vehicle that may be connected to the shooting. They issued a surveillance photo of it. They believe it is a late model red or maroon Ford Expedition.

If you have any information on the vehicle or its owner, call the sheriff's office at 503-540-8079.

A man inside Bar Fly’s at the time of the shooting said he heard five or six gunshots outside. After the shooting, he said people ran into the bar for cover.

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