Fargo Police investigating early morning stabbing at hotel

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live)- Saturday morning at 2:33 a.m., Fargo Police officers responded to a disturbance at the Americ Inn Hotel, 4325 23 Ave. S. The caller advised dispatch there was a male walking the hallways with an apparent firearm.

Fargo Police officers arrived on scene and located a male laying in a hotel hallway. The male appeared to be a victim of an apparent stab wound to his lower torso. The victim was transported to a local emergency room where he later died as a result of his injuries.

While on scene, Fargo Police officers detained and arrested two males in connection with the incident. Alan J. Bear, 21, from Cooperstown, ND was arrested for Murder (AA felony). Additionally, Shawn A. Bear, 24, NPA was arrested on two unrelated warrants.

The incident is still under investigation and an autopsy will be completed. Additional information regarding the incident may be forthcoming early next week. At this time the victim’s identify is being withheld pending next-of-kin notifications.