The residents of Wahpeton have witnessed a shot of a bullet fired outside Stern Arena. During the incident, one person was severely injured. Updates on the victim have not yet been reported, as he received immediate medical assistance in the initial stages.
Since the wake of the tragic incident, the North Dakota State School of science and circle of national boarding schools had been on shelter-in-place alert for over two hours on Monday night, following the attack.
The emergency alert was lifted after two hours. Ensuring protection, the Law Enforcement followed an announcement that they did not believe the shooter was a threat to the residents, though to keep their doors closed in their houses. Further, they remind them to notify them if any unusual event occurs around the surroundings.
What Report Saying?
According to the reports, the event took place during the time around 7 pm, when a game was being played in the Stern Arena, the authorities have been trying to crack down on the shooter who is still at large.
The reports suggest that the shooter was wearing a black hoodie and jeans with a black mask, and seems to be 6’2 in height.
In response to the shooter being on the run, attorney general Drew Wrigley assured that police have been in contact with the Bureau of criminal investigation for their expertise and knowledge in catching the one-man shooter.
Several people have reached out to the schools for any update on the incident, as most of the calls were unanswered, though a call to the office of County Sheriff Richland was responded to, they could only confirm that a shelter-in-place order has been passed on to the campus’s staff and students.
As the official has not revealed any detailed information, it is still unclear to determine the number of casualties from the incident.
Some residents saw an ambulance and police rushing around even two hours after the incident, which might indicate that other deaths have been reported.
An official statement from the authorities on the facts is needed for the residents to understand the severity of the situation.
The delay in the official statement by the authorities has been rising tension among the residents, due to unclear evidence on the incident, despite their announcement that the shooter was no longer a threat to the public.
It is true to believe that the shooter may not have fled the city after the incident, but due to a lack of personality information about the shooter, it is still unclear if he attempted a much more severe incident than this.
The reports believe that the investigation has been started officially as both the bureau of criminal and the county police have been working together to find the original culprit. Moreover, the situation has been developing and pressure on the officials has been driving them to chase the shooter.
As the investigation is currently ongoing, more twists and twirls are expected to come out from this story, as many of the factual details such as the information regarding the shooter, the severity of the tragic incident, and others are yet to be disclosed.
Despite everything, the officials have been effortlessly keeping its members safe in their homes by frequently patrolling suspicious areas.
As per the reports, all of the residents in Wahpeton have been eagerly waiting for any official announcement by the authorities or any concerned person regarding the information about the miserable incident.
Speculating rumors across the residents have been growing ever since the incidents, the rumors only tension the heat regarding the shooting incident, unless an official statement diminishes all the rumors.