The Grand Forks Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred in Grand Forks in the early morning hours of July 19th, 2020.
The East Grand Forks Police Department stopped a vehicle in East Grand Forks for a traffic violation and discovered a 16-year-old male in the vehicle with a non-life-threatening gunshot injury to his shoulder. Details of the incident are limited at this time. However, the information available suggests that the injury occurred in the vehicle while it was being driven in Grand Forks, and it appears to have been an accident. The identity of the person who fired the gun is unknown at this time, but they are believed to be acquainted with the victim. They don’t believe there is any threat to the general public in relation to this incident.
The investigation into this shooting is ongoing, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Grand Forks Police Department by one of the following methods:
Online: Submit a tip via the GFPD’s Facebook or website
App: Submit a tip via the Tip411 app