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Minot Police investigate weekend shooting

Published: Jul. 27, 2020 at 6:03 PM CDT
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MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) - Minot Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying those responsible in a shooting downtown over the weekend.

No one was killed, but three people were hurt and it rattled the downtown community.

Minot police say they were dispatched to the 100 block of West Central Avenue early Sunday morning after a caller reporter gunshots in the area to Central Dispatch.

Local nonprofit Ice Cold Ryders was hosting a charity event in its clubhouse at the time of the shooting, and was the only area business open.

“It was kind of chaotic from the outside to the inside. And then everybody was told inside what was going on so then they wanted to run outside so, keeping the situation under control was out main focus at that point,” said ICR member Steven Alexander.

Police say three male victims ranging in age from 22 to 46 were taken to Trinity Hospital with gunshots wounds.

Of those three, two were admitted one has already been released.

“Three different levels of injuries sustained, but fortunately at this point anyway the word that we’re getting is that all three will survive,” said Police Chief John Klug.

The identities of the victims are being withheld at this time.

Police say that anyone who has any information can contact the department’s direct line at 701-852-0111 or call the CrimeStoppers tip line at 701-852-7463 and remain anonymous.

Police have made no arrests as of Monday.

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