Update: Two dead, one in custody after shooting at Fargo business


FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – We’re learning more about the Moorhead man arrested for murder in the death of a male and female Wednesday afternoon at a Fargo business.

Thirty-five-year-old Anthony Reese, Jr. is a low risk sex offender. The North Dakota registry lists his place of employment as Melet Plastics, which has the same address of Composite America where police say the shooting happened.

Reese was convicted of third degree criminal sexual conduct in Benton County, Minnesota in 2014 and has to register as a sex offender until 2029. He also has convictions of domestic assault, ineligible person in possession of a firearm, drug sales and possession and violating no contact orders.

Police responded at 2:10 Wednesday afternoon when shots were fired at Composite America, a plastic mold manufacturer, on the 400 block of 27th Street North.

“Upon arrival they located two victims who had suffered gunshot wounds and began to clear the scene and looking for the suspect and any other shooters. Medical assistance was immediately called for.”

Two people were taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Authorities say they have found what they believe to be the murder weapon.

Shortly after the incident, police say Reese turned himself into police headquarters three blocks away

The department is working to identify the shooting victims. If you know anything about who they may be you’re asked to call 701-241-1405.

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