Keizer man accused of pulling out gun at Target

Keizer man accused of pulling out gun at Target

Keizer man accused of pulling out gun at Target

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by Teresa Blackman, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:44 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 16 at 10:47 AM

SALEM -- A suspect was arrested Wednesday in the investigation into a man who pulled a gun on security officers at a Target store in Salem, according to Sgt. Chris Baldridge with the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

The security officers said they confronted a suspected thief inside the store on Monday afternoon and he pulled out a firearm.  It happened just before 2 p.m., at the Target on Center Street.

The suspect was described as a white man in his thirties, approximately 6 foot 3 inches tall, weighing around 190 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Early Wednesday morning, a Salem officer spotted a man walking along D Street who matched the description and arrested him. 

Kraig James Fox, 28, of Keizer was arrested on outstanding warrants for a parole violation and lodged in the Marion County Jail. Charges in the Target case are pending, Baldridge said.

Detectives had also circulated a photo taken off a Target surveillance camera, hoping that someone would  recognize the man and tip off investigators.

Anyone with any additional information that may help investigators was encouraged to call the sheriff's office At 503-588-5032.

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