Released 20 February 2009
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FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA- The Salvation Army of Fargo, N.D. responded in
the north-central Minnesota town of Mahnomen, where an officer was shot early
Wednesday morning and a suspect remained holed up in a trailer home for most of
State officials called on The Salvation Army at 1:30 p.m.
provide food and hydration services to more than 100 emergency responders, said
Captain Adam Moore, who is serving with five other Salvation Army personnel
less than three blocks from the scene.
"We will stay until the last law
enforcement team leaves," Moore said.
According to The Forum
Fargo-Moorehead: Christopher Dewey, a Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy, is in
critical condition after he was shot twice while investigating reports of
gunshots this morning. Police SWAT teams later surrounded a trailer home
occupied by two armed suspects. One of the suspects surrendered early in the
During a 4 p.m. news conference on Wednesday (February 18, 2009),
Moore learned the second suspect has also surrendered.
Report submitted by
Annette Bauer, PR Director,
Army Northern DHQ
2445 Prior Ave, Roseville, MN 55113 651.746.3500