Standoff in Larimore: Murder and Gunfire Shake Small North Dakota Town

LARIMORE, ND ( – In a shocking turn of events, Larimore, North Dakota, found itself thrust into the spotlight of tragedy this Saturday afternoon. What began as a routine day quickly spiraled into chaos as gunfire erupted, leaving one man dead and another fighting for his life.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., reports of a shooting flooded emergency lines, sending law enforcement racing to the scene. Details were scarce, with initial radio transmissions indicating a possible homicide and a suspect barricaded inside a residence.

As the situation unfolded, the gravity of the incident became apparent. The suspect, identified as the alleged perpetrator of the earlier murder, refused to comply with law enforcement demands, triggering a tense standoff.

SWAT teams descended upon the area, deploying specialized units and negotiation tactics in an attempt to diffuse the situation peacefully. However, tensions peaked when the suspect opened fire on the SWAT vehicle, prompting swift retaliation from law enforcement.

Amidst the chaos, a deputy discharged their weapon, striking the suspect and ultimately bringing the standoff to an end. The wounded suspect was swiftly transported to the hospital under heavy police escort.

Gr Forks County Sheriff Andy Schneider provided insight into the unfolding drama, emphasizing the ongoing investigation into the incident.

As the dust settles in Larimore, the community grapples with the aftermath of this harrowing ordeal, while authorities work tirelessly to piece together the events leading up to the tragedy.

TRF News remains at the forefront of this developing story, providing exclusive coverage from start to finish.

I’m Neil Berg reporting for


  1. We were passed by all the deputies heading west on hwy 2 we stopped at rest area at hwy 18 we saw a woman who looked out of it trying to cross hwy 2 we gave her a ride to Larimore ended up near scene she says she's the mom of the man who police were trying to make contact with quite surreal for our Saturday travel from grand forks

  2. Not true dude. Im born and raised in Arizona. Way more crime! Like way way more. Unfortunately any state is gonna have crazy people. This state is beyond safe compared to all others

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