Trooper Involved In Shooting Identified

(Morton County, ND)  --  A trooper involved in a shooting is being identified.  

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Steven Mayer has been on administrative leave since the September 7th incident.  Mayer was assisting in a chase near Hebron that involved a reckless driver.  Craig Knutson led officers on a chase before he hit a spike strip, and didn't follow Mayer's commands even though Knutson had a gun.  

Mayer fired a shot, and the incident remains under investigation.