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Moorhead Police Respond to a Shooting

Post Date:01/04/2022 1:31 am

On January 3, 2022, at 11:03 PM, the Red River Regional Dispatch Center received several 911 calls reporting gunshots. Officers immediately responded and were able to identify that the shots had come from a residence in the 1200 block of 2 Avenue South.

An adult male was called out of the residence and was detained for questioning. A female and several children were present at the time the shooting occurred.  A firearm and spent shotshells were recovered from the scene. There were no injuries as a result of the shooting.

Leon Norman, age 22, of Moorhead, was arrested and held at the Clay County Jail pending formal charges of reckless discharge of a firearm.  The female and children stayed at the home after the suspect was removed.

There is no ongoing threat to public safety and no additional information to release

Sgt. Joe Brannan #203

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