Man arrested for deadly shooting outside Salem Walmart

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Man arrested for deadly shooting outside Salem Walmart

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by KGW.com and AP Staff

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Posted on September 4, 2012 at 4:21 PM

SALEM -- A suspect has been arrested in connection with the deadly Monday morning shooting in the parking lot of the Salem Walmart store, police said.

Investigators told KGW the suspect was arrested in Tigard Tuesday, but police have not yet released his name.

Police said the suspect had been waiting for the victim outside of the store, when words were exchanged and the victim was shot around 6 a.m. Bryan John Lee Knorr, 28 of Salem, was taken to Salem Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police said they were looking for a Honda SUV that is gold or tan in color.

"It appears as though the victim was in the store and the suspect arrived looks like he was waiting for the victim to come out," Lt. Dave Okada said. "When the victim came out, there was a confrontation , words exchanged and shots fired."

There is a white temporary registration mounted in the rear window and a blue placard mounted where the license plate would normally be displayed.

KGW Reporter Ed Teachout contributed to this report

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