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SALEM -- A 38-year-old Jefferson man was hospitalized after being shot by police in southeast Salem Tuesday afternoon, deputies said.

Dusty Keaton Epps was taken by ambulance to Salem Hospital without life-threatening injuries.

MarionCounty deputies said they attempted to pull over a silver Jeep with two people inside on Commercial Street S. at around 1 p.m.

The driver did not stop and led police to a home in the 6000 block of Fircrest Street SE. Deputies said Epps got out and confronted a deputy before he was shot. Deputies gave him first aid at the scene until medics arrived.

The woman who was driving the car, 29-year-old Jessica Hansen, was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant.

The deputy involved was identified as 33-year-old Cliff Self. He is a 5-year veteran of the Marion County Sheriff's Office. He was placed on administrative leave.


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