officer involved shooting

Suspect in Grafton Police shooting now faces federal drug charges

GRAFTON, N.D.–The suspect involved in the alleged attempted murder of Grafton Police Officer Lucas Campoverde is now facing federal charges for selling drugs. The North Dakota U.S. Attorney held a press conference Wednesday morning to announce the charges against 37-year-old Ruben Cruz. Cruz reportedly sold drugs in South Dakota prior to the shooting in Grafton. Officials have charged Cruz on…

Officer, suspect in Glyndon officer involved shooting identified

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension will investigate the incident.

GLYNDON, Minn.–The officer and suspect in an officer involved shooting on Tuesday have been identified. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says Officer Matthew Tri of the Glyndon Police Department attempted a traffic stop on Highway 10 at approximately 1:24 a.m. The vehicle, driven by 21-year-old Destiny Nicole Weaver of Fargo, fled and reached speeds close to 100 miles per…

Officer Involved Shooting in rural Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, MN – The Clay County sheriff reports there’s been an officer-involved shooting overnight. Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, a Glyndon police officer tried to stop a vehicle for an equipment violation but the driver failed to pull over and there was a pursuit. During the chase, the officer fired his gun at the vehicle. No one was injured….

MN Sets New Standard For Traffic Stops Four Years After Philando Castile Shooting

Other advice for drivers include avoiding reaching around inside the vehicle and to not get out of the vehicle unexpectedly or approach the officer.

MINNEAPOLIS — “I pray that Minnesota can be a model for other states, the whole United States be a model and do these things we all can be better,” Valerie Castile said. Philando Castile’s mother, law enforcement and state officials discussed the new changes in traffic stops involving guns. The guideline for drivers carrying a gun is to keep their…

Man Shoots Man In Backus, Minnesota, Later Killed By Officers

BCA Releases Identities of Those Involved

BACKUS, Minn. — BCA releases information about an officer involved shooting investigation that included a total of two deaths. The press release is below: The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is conducting an investigation into an officer involved shooting incident in Backus, Minn. The Ramsey County Medical examiner on Tuesday identified both the victim and subject…

Protesters Disrupt 1st Meeting on Minnesota Police Shootings

Protesters filled the room and prevented the hearing from starting as scheduled.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Protesters are calling for more family representation on a new state panel examining police use of force in Minnesota. Demonstrators disrupted the start of the working group’s first public meeting Saturday at the state Capitol. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington are leading the 16-member group, which was announced last…

Becker County Man Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting Identified

The sheriff's office did a welfare check Saturday night at a house on County Highway 29, north of Frazee.

UPDATE – The BCA says 44-year-old Brian Hazelton of Burlington Township, Minnesota was shot by Becker County Deputies. He’s been charged with first, second and fourth degree assault and is expected to make his first court appearance next week. Hazelton was released from the hospital on Friday and is in the Becker County Jail. Dep. Daran Borth fired his gun…

One Man Shot During Officer Involved Shooting In Grand Forks County

The man was hit and taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, He Has Not Been Identified

ARVILLA, ND — One man is hurt following an officer involved shooting on Highway 2 near Arvilla, North Dakota. Grand Forks County Sheriff’s deputies stopped at a vehicle broken down along the highway just before two Sunday afternoon. The male driver pulled out a gun as deputies were making contact and shots were fired. The man was hit and taken…

Three People Dead & Deputy Injured After Shootings in Hubbard County, Minn.

One Hubbard County deputy was shot during this incident. He was treated and released at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND.

UPDATE, NEVIS, Minn. – Three people are dead and a Hubbard County Sheriff’s Deputy is hurt after a shooting in Nevis, Minnesota Thursday night. Deputies responded to a 911 call of a shooting at a home on the 100 block of Paul Bunyan Trail around 8:00. The sheriff’s office says when they arrived,  they found a dead woman outside the…