Police Searching For Suspect in Deadly South Fargo Shooting


FARGO, N.D. – Police are looking for a suspect in a deadly shooting in South Fargo.

Officers responded to a medical emergency call at an apartment at 2302 17th Street South around 11:30 Friday morning. The caller said a man shot himself, but the was not near him. Police say when they arrived, the man was dead.

Authorities began investigating the incident as a homicide and a gun was found at the scene.

The suspect has been identified as 34-year-old Christopher B. Riley. He’s described as being 5’11” tall, weighing 185 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He’s believed to be driving a gray 2003 Dodge Ram pickup with a gray topper with Minnesota plates 400-NTE.

Riley was convicted of misdemeanor disorderly conduct in 2007 and felony criminal trespassing in 2008. Both crimes happened in Cass County.

Police say it’s unknown if Riley is still in the Fargo-Moorhead area. If you know where he may be, call 911.

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