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Woman faces murder charge after boyfriend killed in Salem shooting

Police said the couple had been in a relationship for several years.
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SALEM, Oregon — A woman faces a murder charge after police said she shot and killed her boyfriend in a Salem home Tuesday afternoon. 

Officers arrived at a home on Polo Ct. SE just before 1 p.m. They found 24-year-old April Gamblin, who was wounded. She directed officers inside the home, where they found the body of 32-year-old Joshua Tate.

An autopsy confirmed that Tate died of a gunshot wound.

Gamblin suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. She was taken to a hospital and later to the Marion County Jail.

Police said Tate and Gamblin had been in a relationship for several years.

It's unclear what led to the shooting.