FBI Says One Man is Dead in Officer Involved Shooting at Spirit Lake Reservation

(Fort Totten, ND) --


The FBI says it's investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon on the Spirit Lake Reservation just south of Fort Totten.

The individual was shot by a BIA police officer following a vehicle pursuit and subsequent altercation after the vehicle stopped. Three others were in the suspect vehicle and not injured.

44-year-old David Suarez is the man who reportedly died from the incident.

Authorities have said that because this is an open and active investigation, no other details are available at this time


Original story:

A man is reportedly dead after an officer-involved shooting in the Fort Totten area.

The FBI says the incident happened Wednesday, but not many other details are available. 

The investigation is in the early stages. 

WDAY Radio has reached out to investigators and will keep you updated as the story develops.