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Mar 16, 2013 7:30 PM by Q2 News

UPDATE: One man killed in Williston shooting

UPDATE- According to a detective with the Williston Police Department, one man was shot and killed outside of a Williston strip club on Saturday morning.

Detective Cory Collings says that a 28-year-old man was shot following a verbal argument with another man in front of Heartbreakers at 5 Main Street in Williston shortly before 1 a.m..

When officers arrived at the location of the shooting, the victim was found in the street,
He died after being transported to Mercy Hospital in Williston.

According to Collings, a preliminary investigation report indicates that the victim had been in a strip club named Whisper's in Williston when he allegedly began arguing with the suspect.

Collings says the victim's friends say they were leaving the establishment when an altercation took place outside of Heartbreakers when the victim was shot.

The suspect then fled on foot and remains at large this evening.

The suspect is being described as a white male in his 40s, with short, dirty blonde to brown hair.

He is believed to be about 5'9'' tall and between 160 to 170 lbs..

The Williston Police Department is asking that anyone with information about the incident call Crime Stoppers at (701) 572-8477.


BILLINGS- The Williston, North Dakota Fire Department says it responded to a call concerning a traumatic injury which took place near a strip club in Williston early Saturday morning.

The fire department also tells Q2 that an ambulance took at least one person away from the vicinity of 5 Main Street in Williston shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.

The department also confirms that later in the morning it also sent a crew to assist the Williston Police Department in cleaning up the location.

The fire department would not comment as to the nature of the injury or how it was sustained, but the Williston Police Department says it will be releasing more information regarding the investigation into an incident near 5 Main Street through a press release later on Saturday.

According to witnesses in Williston, multiple people may have been shot outside of Heartbreakers, a strip club in Williston.

We'll have more information on KTVQ.com as it becomes available.


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