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Fargo police don’t yet have a motive for the shooting that killed 1 officer and injured 2


Associated Press

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo’s police chief says a gunman opened fire on police and firefighters “for no known reason” as they responded to a traffic crash in North Dakota. One officer was killed and two others were wounded before a fourth officer killed him. No firefighters were hit, but a fire truck was struck by gunfire, according to Fargo police Chief David Zibolski. A 25-year-old woman was also injured during the shooting Friday afternoon, but authorities did not say who shot her. Zibolski identified the suspect as Mohamad Barakat, a 37-year-old Fargo resident. But he provided few details about him or the shooting, citing officials’ desire to protect the investigation. He said he was confident authorities would eventually determine the motive.

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