Jeremiah Jeffery Medenwald Death – The victim of the shooting that occurred on Monday evening has been identified as Jeremiah Jeffery Medenwald, age 40, who is from Hankinson, North Dakota. The identification was provided by Chief Matthew Anderson of the Wahpeton Police Department. Anderson said that they are still searching for a suspect in the case, and he asks anyone who may have any information regarding Medenwald’s associations or locations in the days and hours leading up to the shooting to get in touch with the Wahpeton police department.
Victim confirmed dead
At 7:11 p.m., police were called to the area of the Ella Stern & Harry Stern Sports Arena in response to a report of shots fired in that location. Responding officers found an injured man outside a car across the street from the arena and began life-saving measures but the man was pronounced dead after being transported to St. Francis hospital in Breckenridge, Minn. The police are requesting the assistance of anyone who lives in the areas surrounding 11th Street N and Loy Avenue to inspect their home surveillance footage for anything unusual and to report any findings to the police department as soon as possible.
They say the incident is believed to be “isolated” and that there’s no current danger to the general public. Attorney General Drew Wrigley stated unequivocally that the Wahpeton Police Department had requested assistance from the Bureau of Criminal Inquiry in relation to the ongoing investigation. According to Wrigley, our agents are reacting to work alongside the law enforcement in their respective communities. The deceased victim of the shooting was being taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office in St. Paul at the time of this sentence.
North Dakota State College
The North Dakota State College of Science campus community was under a shelter-in-place alert for over two hours as a result of the shooting. When the incident took place, there was a youth hockey game going on inside the venue where it took place. The shelter-in-place alert went out to NDSCS Campus community at 7:42 p.m. It was lifted a few minutes before 10 o’clock at night. with a statement claiming that law enforcement did not believe the public was in danger, but encouraging residents to lock their doors and call law enforcement if anything weird or out of place were to occur.
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