FARGO, N.D. – The Latest on a standoff in Fargo, North Dakota, that has left a police officer with life-threatening injuries (all times local):
Police in North Dakota say an officer has been shot amid a standoff with a domestic violence suspect in Fargo and is not expected to survive.
Fargo Deputy Police Chief Joe Anderson says 33-year-old Officer Jason Moszer responded to the standoff Wednesday night and parked near a home the suspect was barricaded inside.
Anderson says the suspect fired multiple rounds from inside the home and struck Moszer. A SWAT team took Moszer to a medical facility, where his family was with him.
Anderson says the six-year veteran of the force is "not expected to survive."
Authorities have checked on nearby residents and don't believe anyone else is injured.
The incident began around 7 p.m. after a report that the suspect had fired a gun at his family.
The standoff is ongoing. Anderson says authorities haven't made contact with the suspect.
Authorities say a suspect in a domestic dispute is barricaded inside a home in north Fargo and has been firing shots amid a standoff with officers.
Multiple law enforcement agencies responded Wednesday night, and dozens of officers set up a perimeter.
Fargo Deputy Police Chief Joe Anderson says the incident began around 7 p.m. when a caller told dispatchers his father had possibly fired a gun at his mother.
Anderson says the caller and the suspect's wife were able to leave the home unharmed. The suspect then began to fire multiple rounds out of the house.
A SWAT team was activated. Nearby residents were asked to stay inside.
Anderson said just before 2 a.m. the standoff was ongoing and officials are considering using robots to attempt to contact the suspect.