Man Arrested in Connection With Minot Homicide

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Minot police arrested a man for murder connected to a stabbing Tuesday.

At 5:39 p.m. Tuesday police responded to a call at 2022 Fourth Ave. NW in Minot near Dairy Queen.

It happened in an upstairs apartment.

Upon arrival at the residence, a 28-year-old male was found dead. A 19-year-old male had a stab wound to his hand and was transported to Trinity Hospital for treatment.

Twenty-six-year-old Adolfo Contreras-Castillo was taken into custody as a person of interest, then arrested and charged with murder, aggravated assaults and two counts of terrorizing. He was taken to Ward County Jail.

As of 10:15 p.m. investigators were still at the residence processing the scene. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.