Williston Police share updates in non-fatal officer involved shooting

Courtesy: Williston Police Department
Courtesy: Williston Police Department

(Williston, ND) -- Additional details are being released following reports of an officer involved shooting that occurred early Friday morning.

The Williston Police Department says the 30 year-old male suspect, who has not had their identity released, has outstanding warrants for terrorizing, domestic violence, and contempt of court. He also accrued other charges including possessing a firearm as a felon, discharge of a firearm within the city, and refusing to halt. Authorities say other charges are possible.

Authorities say the suspect and two police exchanged gunfire following a foot pursuit around 3:40 am. The report says neither officer was hurt, but the suspect was struck. The identities of the officers and the suspect are unknown and "are not being released until a later time" according to a release sent by the Williston Police Department.

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