Thief River Falls Man in Court After Birthday Party Shooting

A Thief River Falls man appears in court after a weekend shooting left a man with a collapsed lung.

23-year-old Trevor Brown made his first appearance on charges of attempted murder, assault and reckless discharge of a firearm.

Brown’s victim, Ryan Houle, is in serious condition at Sanford in Fargo.

Authorities say Brown shot Houle at a birthday party around 2:35 Sunday morning after crashing the party with two others.

A fight started and shots were fired, hitting Houle twice.

Brown was arrested in Goodridge, about 15 hours later.