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UPDATE: Moorhead shooting victim identified

The Moorhead Police Dept. has opened a homicide investigation Friday Night on 30th Ave. S.
The Moorhead Police Dept. has opened a homicide investigation Friday Night on 30th Ave. S.(Michael Downs/KVLY)
Published: Sep. 10, 2021 at 11:19 PM CDT
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MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE 9/13/21: Moorhead Police identified the victim as Abdi Mohamed Abdi, of Fargo. The preliminary autopsy states he died from gunshot wounds he received during the incident.

No suspects are in custody. The police is asking people in that area with surveillance equipment to check their footage from Friday night. Anyone with information is asked to call the Red River Regional Dispatch Center at 701-451-7660.

ORIGINAL: The Moorhead Police Dept. has opened a homicide investigation Friday night at the 3000 block on 17th St. S.

Moorhead PD responded to multiple gunshot calls at around 8:00 p.m. When officers arrived a bystander was treating an adult victim on 17th St. S. and 30th Ave. S. The Moorhead Fire Dept. and a Sanford Ambulance attempted to resuscitate the victim but were unsuccessful.

MPD is being assisted by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota Bureau of Crime Apprehension and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Red River Regional Dispatch Center at 701-451-7660.

This a developing story and will continue to update as more information becomes available.

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