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Charles Price

Salem Police have made three arrests in connection to the shooting that took place at the Salem Commons apartment complex on April 17.

Early that Tuesday, at approximately 3 a.m., officers responded to the 1700 block of Salem Commons Lane in reference to shots fired and found two males with multiple gunshot wounds.

One of the subjects, Gabriel Wimmer, 19, of Salem, was found outside of the complex, while the second male, Keeley Thacker, 21, of Salem, was located inside of a nearby apartment. The men were engaged in a verbal altercation, in reference to narcotics, when the argument escalated to the point of gunfire.

Both men were transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial for treatment. Thacker has been released from the hospital, but Wimmer remains hospitalized.

Thacker has been charged with Discharging a Firearm within the City Limits and…



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