UPDATE: Man faces 4 felonies after shots fired in Grand Forks

Police in West Burlington are investigating after a shooting in the parking lot of the public...
Police in West Burlington are investigating after a shooting in the parking lot of the public pool Tuesday afternoon.(MGN)
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 4:00 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 3:00 PM CDT
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE (6/22): Genes is charged with four felony counts of reckless endangerment. He’s due to make an appearance in court on Thursday, June 23.


The Grand Forks Police Department has identified the suspect after shots were fired in city limits on Sunday, June 19. 26-year-old Kyle Emerson Genes was arrested and charged with four counts of Reckless Endangerment, a class C Felony

The call came in around 4:50 p.m. and officers responded to the 1900 block of South 12th Street for a weapons violation call. When the officers arrived in the area, they located several shell casings on the ground; they say no one was hurt.

Grand Forks Police also released a statement clarifying information that’s been circulating on area outlets.

“We are aware of media outlets reporting that this event may have been in retribution for an incident that occurred in East Grand Forks last year. At this time, there is no information corroborating this connection. The current event stems from a domestic related incident and there are no indications that the location was in any way tied to the domestic or the earlier incident in East Grand Forks.”

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Grand Forks Police by calling 701-787-8000 or submitting a tip on the Grand Forks Police Department Facebook page, website or via the Tip411 app.

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