Officer involved shooting in Williston

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Williston, ND) -- The Williston Police Department has informed WDAY Radio of an officer-involved shooting that took place early Friday morning.

The Department says that around 3:40 a.m. two officers approached a car blocking traffic at the intersection of 2nd avenue west and 42nd street west. That's when the driver ran on foot, eventually exchanging gunfire with the officers.

The suspect was hit, and the officers on scene rendered medical care until paramedics arrived. Neither officer was struck.

The suspects condition is currently unknown, and the officers identification is also being withheld for the time being.

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