Information in this case has been delayed due to victim condition and witness cooperation. The victim, a 19 year old Valley City resident, was shot 1 time in the upper body and is in an area hospital recovering.
Suspect is known at this time only as a black male with shoulder length dreadlocks, approximately 5-11 and 160 pounds. At the time of the crime, suspect was possibly wearing dark sweatpants and a crewneck sweatshirt. Suspect left the scene in a lighter colored, possibly tan or light gold late model Pontiac Grand Prix.
Further information is that the suspect may be from the Chicago area, but has associates in the Fargo/Moorhead area. This incident was not a random act of crime as the subjects involved know each other, and no known threat to the public exists.
Anyone with information about this crime, the suspect, or vehicle should contact VCPD at 701-845-3110. Information can remain anonymous. Valley City PD does have the Tip 411 app that can be utilized if desired.