UPDATE: Dec. 22, 12:09 p.m.
WILLISTON, ND (KXNET) — The Williston Police Department has released new details regarding the shooting incident that occurred on the night of December 20th involving a husband and wife.
According to Williston Police, the victim of the incident has been identified as 59-year-old Jodee Fuhrmann. Who officers found with a single gunshot wound to the head. Jodee was life flighted to another medical facility and is currently in critical condition.
It was determined that the male suspect, who was within the residence, had sustained a gunshot
wound to the head which appeared to be self-inflicted. The suspect has been identified as
John Fuhrmann, Age 48, the husband of Jodee Fuhrmann. John Fuhrmann was pronounced
dead at the scene.
Based on the initial investigation, the incident appears to be an attempted murder-suicide.
Investigators believe that began during a verbal domestic altercation between Jodee and John
Fuhrmann. John then fired a single round at Jodee striking her and then shot himself.
The investigation is still ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.
ORIGINAL STORY: Dec. 21, 2:00 a.m.
WILLISTON, ND (KXNET) — The Williston Police Department is currently involved in an active investigation regarding an incident involving firearms that left one man dead and one woman injured.
According to a release from the Williston Police Department, at approximately 11:00 p.m. on December 20, officers were dispatched to the 400th block of 20th Street East after a report of a female victim with a gunshot wound. When officers arrived on the scene, the woman was transported to CHI St. Alexius Health Williston for treatment.
A male suspect, who was found deceased, was also inside the residence inspected by officers. The cause of death is currently believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The Williston Police Department is currently on the scene investigating the accident and believes that this was an isolated incident that poses no danger to the public. The identities of the victim and the suspect will not be released at this time.
This is an ongoing investigation. This article will be updated as new information becomes available.