Police in Grand Forks are mourning the loss of an officer who was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon while trying to serve eviction related paperwork.
Authorities say two deputies with the Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office, two Grand Forks Police Officers and an unidentified female we're all inside the apartment when the 41 year-old suspect began shooting shortly after 2:30pm.
During the shooting one officer was fatally struck along with the female. Another deputy was struck by gunfire, he remains in a Grand Forks hospital in stable condition. The suspect, identified as Salamah Pendelton, also received gunshot injuries. He is also hospitalized this morning in Grand Forks.
The officers and the female involved have not been identified.