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Hours Long Standoff with Grand Forks Police Ends in Death

A robot was sent in and found the man dead

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Authorities are still investigating after a nearly four hour standoff between Grand Forks Police and an armed man led to suicide. Officers responded to the 2400 block of 36th Avenue South for a welfare check. When they went to the apartment, they found a man with a rifle and called in the SWAT team. After…

Fargo Teen Arrested After Firing a Gun in City Limits

Police recovered a shell casing and discovered Terry was familiar with people who live in the area

FARGO, ND — A Fargo teen is in custody after he turned himself into authorities for firing a gun within city limits. Nathanael Terry, 18, admitted to police he was a passenger in a car that was in the 1100 block of 1st Avenue South. Witnesses say someone in the vehicle fired a gun and the vehicle then left the…

Fargo Man Arrested For Terrorizing With A Gun

Officers responded to 911 calls of gunfire shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday.

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo police say one person was arrested for terrorizing after discharging a gun. Officers responded to 911 calls of gunfire shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday. Nathanael Terry, 18, of Fargo was a passenger in a car that drove into the alley behind homes in the 1100 block of 1st Avenue South where he fired a shot in…

Grand Forks Man Says Shooting was Self-Defense After Road Rage Incident

Bergland says the other driver had a knife

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man accused of shooting another man at a convenience store has been charged with attempted murder and reckless endangerment. Authorities say the shooting stemmed from a case of road rage. Jody Bergland Jr., 24, maintains he pulled the trigger to defend himself from an angry driver with a knife. Police allege Bergland shot…

Man Identified in Nearly Five Hour Standoff with Law Enforcement in North Fargo

After hearing a gunshot inside the 8th Avenue North home, officers and SWAT set up the perimeter

FARGO, ND — A five hour standoff in north Fargo is over and 23–year–old Tate Smith–Nerlien is in custody. It started with a domestic dispute around 3:00 this afternoon. Heavily armed law enforcement set up a perimeter including many blocks around 1007 8th Avenue North. “I came home to get my baby boy,” said Kironyen Wureh, who’s home is in the…

Constitutional Carry: Loaded Firearms Not Allowed in Vehicles

A new law in North Dakota does not allow loaded guns in vehicles for people without a permit

BISMARCK, ND — A North Dakota representative said oversight in the new constitutional carry law prohibits loaded firearms inside vehicles. People can still have a firearm in their vehicle as long as it is not loaded with any active shells. According to the law’s text, anyone in violation of this could be charged with a class B misdemeanor. North Dakota…

Conceal and Carry Without a Permit Now Legal in North Dakota

North Dakota residents will be able to carry a handgun without a permit starting next month

FARGO, ND — North Dakota will officially be a part of the constitutional carry and conceal states beginning August 1. Governor Burgum signed the bill, which will now allow law abiding citizens to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. Each person must live in North Dakota, have a valid North Dakota driver’s license and be at least 18 years…

Man Arrested For Threatening Juveniles With A Gun

23-year old Donnie Becerra of West Fargo is accused of flashing a loaded handgun at the group. No shots were fired.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo police arrested a man after he threatened a group of juveniles with a gun during an argument in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 3400 block of 5th Street West early Monday. 23-year old Donnie Becerra of West Fargo is accused of flashing a loaded handgun at the group. No shots…

Mandan Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting “Justified”

Prosecutors say Sgt. Nickolas Pynnonen "tried everything in his power to stop'' the shooting from occurring

  MANDAN, ND — A prosecutor has concluded that an officer-involved shooting in Mandan was justified. A Mandan Police spokesman says the shooting death of ex-Marine Ivan Wilson was a tragic example of an officer trying to avoid pulling his gun. He said Sgt. Nickolas Pynnonen “tried everything in his power to stop” the shooting from occurring. A former classmate…

Three Arrested After Alleged Armed Robbery at Fargo Hotel

Two were arrested at the hotel, but not for the armed robbery

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police have charged one man in connection to an armed robbery at a hotel early this morning. Kashif Grant, 27, was arrested and charged with armed robbery after police responded to a disturbance at the Quality Inn at the 1400 block of 35th Street South. Two others were also arrested at the hotel, but not for…