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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Burglary/Terrorizing Incident

On September 24th at 6:43 PM, officers were dispatched to the 300 blk of 11th Ave SW for a report of gunshots. Upon arrival, a subject was seen fleeing the scene on foot. A short time later, the subject was located near Minot Community Ambulance and taken into custody after a short struggle. The subject, identified as 37 year old Blake Lund, and one Minot PD officer suffered minor injuries during the struggle. 

Through further investigation, it was learned that Lund forced open a door to an occupied apartment, brandishing a large knife. The resident retrieved a shotgun for self-defense. Lund attempted to disarm the resident and a shot was fired. No injuries were reported due to the firearm being discharged. 

Lund was placed under arrest and taken to Ward County Jail and was charged with Burglary, Terrorizing, Preventing Arrest, and Refusal to Halt.

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