GUNSHOT

Fertile man found deceased Friday morning

The incident is under investigation.

FERTILE, Minn.–The Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in Fertile at approximately 7:55 a.m. on Friday for reports of a gunshot. When officers arrived they found 65-year-old Gary Kiefert deceased. Officers found a firearm at the scene, but do not suspect foul play. An autopsy is pending and the incident is under investigation. Categories: Local News Tags: deceased,…

Grand Forks police investigate shooting incident

Police say there is no threat to the general public.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department is investigation a shooting incident that occurred Sunday morning. Police believe the incident happened in Grand Forks, but the victim, a 16-year-old boy, was discovered in East Grand Forks during a traffic stop. It is believed that the boy was shot in the shoulder while he was driving. According to police, the incident…

Authorities Identify Man Fatally Shot in Casselton

The victim is 50-year-old Duane Turchin of Casselton

CASSELTON, N.D. — Cass County authorities release the name of the victim fatally shot in Casselton. The sheriff’s office says he is 50-year-old Duane Turchin of Casselton. Twenty-three-year old William Dittmer Junior is being held in the Cass County Jail. Authorities responded to the 100 block of 3rd Avenue North for a gunshot going off around 9:30 Friday evening. When…

UPDATE: Authorities Arrest Suspect Involved in Bemidji Shooting

The man is considered armed and dangerous.

UPDATE: The Bemidji Police Department reports that 18-year-old Antonio Parkhurst was arrested in connection with the shooting of a 20-year-old man. Authorities credit the tips and assistance from the public for helping catch Parkhurst.   BEMIDJI, Minn.–Authorities in northern Minnesota are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting. Beltrami County sheriff’s dispatchers got a call about a man who…

Man In Mahnomen, Minnesota Dead From Gunshot Wound

BCA and White Earth Police are assisting with the investigation

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A man has died after suffering a gunshot wound in Mahnomen. The sheriff says the circumstances of the shooting are still under investigation. The man was first taken to Mahnomen Health Center and later airlifted to Fargo where he died. BCA and White Earth Police are assisting with the investigation. The sheriff believes this is an isolated…

Gun Accidentally Fired at North Dakota Gun Show

One vendor nearest to the incident was asked to leave the show.

BISMARCK, N.D.–An accidental gunshot at the Bismarck Gun Show caused quite a scare but no one was injured. Show officials say the gunshot Saturday morning was an accident and that it’s unclear if a vendor or a customer was responsible. One vendor nearest to the incident was asked to leave the show. Show officials say this is the third time…

Crookston Teen Accidentally Shot And Wounded While Hunting

Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Riverview Emergency Room Saturday

CROOKSTON, Minn. — An 18-year-old man in Crookston sustained minor injuries after a hunting accident. Polk County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Riverview Emergency Room Saturday on a report of a man with a gunshot wound. They discovered his gun accidentally fired while hunting geese. They want to remind hunters to remember the four basics of firearm safety. 1) Treat…

Rural Frazee Man Suffers Accidental Gunshot Wound To His Leg

The Becker County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call Sunday afternoon from 60-year-old Lloyd Bertek

FRAZEE, MN — A rural Frazee, Minnesota man is being treated in Fargo for an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office got a 911 call Sunday afternoon from 60-year-old Lloyd Bertek. He says he was attempting to de-cock the hammer on a pistol when it fired a bullet into his leg. Bertek was first taken to St. Mary’s…

Information on Valley City Shooting Suspect Released

Police are searching for suspect in Wednesday night shooting

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE – Valley City Police release new information on a shooting suspect. Authorities say he is a black man with shoulder-length dreadlocks. He’s five feet 11 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing dark sweatpants and a crewneck sweatshirt. He was last seen driving a tan…

West Fargo Police Take Woman Into Custody After Gunshot

A neighbor who knew the woman was able to get inside and remove three firearms.

WEST FARGO, ND (KFGO) – West Fargo Police shut down a stretch of road as a precaution early Tuesday morning after a report of a gunshot inside a home in the 500 block of Center Street. Lt. Jason Dura says an intoxicated, suicidal woman inside the two story condo unit fired a shotgun into the ceiling. A neighbor who knew…