UPDATE: The Minot Police Department has identified the victim of the shooting that happened in downtown Minot Nov. 29 as 30-year-old Roger Falana.
Falana was residing in Minot, but was originally from Florida.
The identity of the 43-year-old female victim is not being released.
Yesterday’s investigation led to several search warrants served in the Minot area, but no arrests have been made in connection to the shooting.
There were five people arrested on unrelated charges as a result of the investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Minot Police Department's Investigations Division. Information leading to an arrest may lead to an award of up to $1,000 through Crime Stoppers.
ORIGINAL STORY: Update: Trinity Vice President Randy Schwan says that as of 2 p.m., the precautionary lockdown at Trinity Hospital has been lifted and the hospital has resumed normal operations.
Original Story: A man has died following an early Sunday morning shooting incident near Minot’s downtown area.
Minot police say they responded to the alley between the 10 block of First Street Southwest and South Broadway shortly after 3:10 a.m. after a caller reported multiple gunshots.
Officers found two victims on scene, a 43-year-old female and a 30-year-old male, with gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported both to Trinity Hospital, where doctors pronounced the man dead. The woman is still being treated for her injuries.
No word yet on what caused the incident. Minot police are continuing their investigation. We will have more information as it becomes available.
Trinity Health Vice President Randy Schwan says that Trinity Hospital is under lockdown as a precautionary measure following the early Sunday morning shooting incident.
Schwan says that only authorized personnel are allowed to enter the building. He says the hospital goes under lockdown during incidents of this matter to protect staff and patients, and it is not unique to the situation.
We will have more information as it becomes available, including when Trinity lifts the lockdown.