Fatal Shooting on Reservation Confirmed

Confirmation from federal authorities that a man was shot and killed last week on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation.

An FBI spokesman says 31-year-old Joseph Charboneau was killed during an altercation with Bureau of Indian Affairs officers on June 16.

The officers went to a residence to arrest another person, and an altercation ensued that resulted in Charboneau being shot.

The FBI is not releasing further details, citing the ongoing investigation.