OFFICER-INVOLVED

Watch: Fatal officer-involved shooting in Mapleton ruled justified

FARGO (KVRR) – North Dakota’s attorney general says officers were justified in their use of deadly force against a man police say was having a mental health crisis. Attorney General Drew Wrigley, Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner and others announced the findings of an investigation Monday to provide additional information on the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Andrew Martinez.  Martinez was…

No Charges Yet, Hennepin County Prosecutors Say They Need More Time in Damond Case

Relatives of Justine Damond say they want to make sure prosecutors are doing everything they can to investigate the fatal shooting

  MINNEAPOLIS — The family of the Minneapolis woman who was shot and killed by police say they are supporting the prosecutor who is taking more time to investigate possible charges in the case. Relatives of Justine Damond say they want to make sure prosecutors are doing everything they can to investigate the fatal shooting. Hennepin County prosecutors say they…

Governor Dayton Defends BCA Over Justine Damond Investigation

Dayton says he understands the family is upset, but that the bureau has performed its job rigorously

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton is defending the state agency investigating the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating Justine Damond’s killing last summer. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said last week that he didn’t yet have enough evidence to charge Officer Mohamed Noor, saying…

Family of Justine Damond Breaks Their Silence Over Shooting Investigation

Justine's father says the family is deeply concerned that the initial investigation was not done properly

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Justine Damond’s family is demanding a more rigorous probe into her shooting. “We implore Mr. Freeman and the prosecutor’s office to continue to pursue a rigorous investigation and examination of evidence in the events leading to Justine’s death,” Justine’s father said. You can read his full remarks below. Damond was fatally shot by Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed…

Authorities Identify Man Shot by Minneapolis Police at City Hall

Fischer has been charged with assault and aggravated robbery in a December 13 shooting that happened during a purported gun sale

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Authorities have identified a man who was shot by Minneapolis police at City Hall on Monday. Marcus Fischer, 18, of Minneapolis, is at a hospital being treated for his injuries. The BCA says it will release additional information, including the names of the officers who fired their weapons, once the interviews are complete. Fischer has been…

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…