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Moorhead Police Investigating Homicide

Post Date:09/10/2021 11:18 pm

On Friday, September 10, 2021, at approximately 8:00 pm, officers responded to gunshot calls in the 3000 block of 17 Street South. When officers arrived, a bystander was treating an adult victim at 17 Street and 30 Avenue South. The Moorhead Fire Department and Sanford Ambulance initiated emergency medical care; however, resuscitation attempts were unsuccessful.

At this time, no further victim or suspect information is available. No one is in custody, and this case is still very active. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

The Moorhead Police Department is being assisted on the scene by members of the Clay County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Members of the BCA Crime Scene Team are also en route to assist.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Red River Regional Dispatch Center at 701.451.7660.

Capt. Deric Swenson, 218.299.5186

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