Fargo Police Searching for Homicide Suspect


On Friday at 11:23 a.m., Fargo Police and Fire personnel responded to an apartment located within 2302 17 St. S. for medical assist.  The caller had told dispatchers an adult male had shot himself, but the caller was not on scene.  Fargo Fire personnel arrived on scene and advised Fargo Police responding units there was a deceased person within the residence.

Fargo Police officers and detectives began investigating the incident, and determined the victim had died as a result of a gunshot wound.  A firearm was recovered from the scene.  Fargo Police detectives have identified Christopher B. Riley as the suspect in the homicide.  Riley is described as a white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing about 185 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes.  Riley is believed to be driving a 2003, gray, Dodge Ram pickup having a gray topper, with MN plates 400NTE.

It is unknown if Christopher B. Riley is still in the Fargo-Moorhead area.  If Christopher B. Riley is seen or if his vehicle is located, please do not approach as he may be armed.  Rather immediately, contact 911 to alert local law enforcement.  This incident is still under investigation.