WEAPON

School lockdown after student found with replica gun in backpack

Moorhead High School Career Academy was put on lockdown

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead High School Career Academy was put on lockdown after a report of a student with a weapon in their backpack. Law enforcement was immediately called and the student was taken into custody without incident and is facing charges. Police found a replica gun on the student along with other items of concern. No other students…

Weapon confiscated from middle school student in Perham

PERHAM, Minn. (KVRR/KDLM) – A weapon was confiscated from a student Wednesday at Prairie Wind Middle School in Perham. The Perham-Dent Public School District says there was no indication of any threats made against students or staff members. “We understand that even the presence of a weapon can be alarming,” school officials said in a letter to parents.  “Due to…

West Fargo Man Sentenced In “Lie & Try” Case

72-year-old Robert Johnson lied about his criminal record while trying to buy a weapon

FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo man gets five months in prison in a “lie and try” case. U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley says 72-year-old Robert Johnson lied about his criminal record while trying to buy a weapon. He was sentenced in March to serve four months for a federal tax conviction. About a week later, Johnson tried to buy a…

Gun Fires Accidentally Slightly Wounding One Person In Moorhead

The bullet hit the ceiling and there was nobody in the room above

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A person could be charged after accidentally firing a weapon in the noon hour in Moorhead. Police say the gun went off in a building in the 400 block of 8th Street South. The bullet hit the ceiling and there was nobody in the room above. The only injury was a minor wound to the person who…

Fargo Police Identify Suspect Arrested After Gunshots And Disturbance Early Sunday

27-year old Lionel Fraction is facing charges

FARGO, N.D. — A man who was arrested following a disturbance and gunfire at a north Fargo apartment building is identified by police. 27-year old Lionel Fraction is facing charges of terrorizing, reckless endangerment and alteration of a prohibited weapon. Officers responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls of shots fired outside the apartment complex around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Police entered the…