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FBI: Police fatally shoot man on North Dakota reservation

August 25, 2020 GMT

BELCOURT, N.D. (AP) — The FBI is investigating after police fatally shot a man on a North Dakota Indian reservation over the weekend.

The FBI responded to the shooting at a private home in Belcourt on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation late Saturday night and into early Sunday, FBI spokesman Kevin Smith said Tuesday.

The man who was killed is identified as Brandon Laducer, 35, of Belcourt. Agencies involved in the shooting include the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Rolette County Sheriff’s Office, the Rolette Police Department and the Rolla Police Department.

The FBI processed the scene with help from the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation and is investigating the circumstances of the shooting. No other details were released.