BREAKING: Minot Police make arrest in Friday fatal shooting

Heather Hoffman arrest
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Published: Apr. 26, 2022 at 6:09 PM CDT
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MINOT, N.D. – UPDATE (4/26 at 10:30 p.m.): Minot Police said Heather Hoffman was taken into custody at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday on Minot Air Force Base. Police said more details will be made available in the near future.

ORIGINAL STORY (4/26 at 6 p.m.): Minot Police said Tuesday they made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting last week on the city’s northwest side.

Police said they arrested 24-year-old Heather Hoffman, of Minot, on a AA-felony murder charge, in connection with the shooting death of Alexander Eckert.

Eckert was found with a fatal gunshot wound early Friday morning.

Hoffman is in custody in the Ward County Jail, pending an initial court appearance.

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