Fargo Police Release Name of Homicide Victim


While Fargo Police continue to search for the suspect believed to have been involved in a homicide in the city, they have now released more information, including the victim’s name.

On Friday morning, Fargo Police and Fargo Fire were dispatched to a medical assist in the 2300 block of 17th Street South, for a male who reportedly sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

On scene, officers and detectives were able to ascertain that the victim did not sustain a self-inflicted wound—but allegedly shot by Christopher B. Riley.

The victim has been identified as 60-year-old Kevin Paul Riley, Sr., who is the suspect’s father.

Christopher Riley is described as a white male, 5-foot-11, weighing about 185 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is believed to be driving a gray 2003 Dodge Ram pickup, with Minnesota license plates 400NTE.

If seen, do not approach him; rather, call 911.