Police Officer Jake Wallin was shot and killed while he and other officers investigated a traffic crash at the intersection of 25th Street South and 9th Avenue South at about 2:45 pm.
While officers were on scene a male subject opened fire on officers, firefighters, and bystanders without warning. Officer Wallin was killed, two other officers were critically wounded, and a bystander was wounded. Officer Wallin’s field training officer was able to return fire and killed the subject.
Officer Wallin was a Minnesota Army National Guard veteran. He had served with the Fargo Police Department for only three months and was completing field training at the time of the shooting.