UPDATE: Williston police report officer involved shooting
UPDATE 11:15 a.m.
Williston Police say the suspect injured in an early morning officer involved shooting Friday has outstanding warrants for terrorizing, domestic violence and contempt of court.
Police issued an update to their report of the incident that happened at about 3:40 a.m. Friday when a suspect and officers exchanged gunfire following an attempted traffic stop and foot chase.
Williston Fire officials added the suspect was shot in the leg. Paramedics on scene applied a tourniquet before transporting the person to the hospital.
The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating the incident.
No update has been given on the status or condition of the suspect. Police have not named the officers involved.
Original Story 12/9/22 8:00 a.m.
WILLISTON, N.D. (KUMV) - Williston police say a suspect was shot Friday morning following a traffic stop.
In a press release, two officers were called to respond to a vehicle blocking traffic at the intersection of 2nd Ave West and 42nd Street West at around 3:40 a.m. Police say the suspect ran, officers ran after the person and gunfire was exchanged.
Neither officer was hurt. The medical status of the suspect is not known at this time.
This is a developing story. Stick with Your News Leader for updates.
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