IN SALEM: 2 found dead outside Walmart

IN SALEM: 2 found dead outside Walmart

SALEM, OH (WOIO) - On Sunday, September 8, Salem Police were called to a Wal-mart store located at 2875 E. State Street in Columbiana County at about 2:40 a.m.

Officers found the bodies of a man and woman in the southeast parking lot and it appeared that both died of injuries due to gun shots.

A Ruger 9mm semi-automatic handgun was also located near the male.

Authorities say that they are still investigating the incident and hope to gain some insight into what happened through interviews with witnesses and review of security video.

The investigation is being handled by Salem Police Department Detectives with assistance from the Columbiana County Coroner's Office and BCI.

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