New details involving Grand Forks officer involved shooting and burglary

(Grand Forks, ND) -- Tuesday evening officers from the Grand Forks Police Department were dispatched to the 800 black of Standford Rd. for a burgulary in progress.

The homeowner confronted the suspects causing two male suspects to flee the area.  Responding officers established a perimeter and a K9 unit, Cpl. Ruit and K9 Kade, responded to the area in an attempt to locate the suspects.  Cpl. Ruit and Kade were able to establish a track that led to an apartment building approximately 3 blocks away.

Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of two male subjects, identified as 20-year-old Jacob Lawson of Grand Forks and 18-year-old Colin Edwards of Grand Forks.  Both suspects were charged with one count of burglary.  Edwards was also charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. No one was injured during this incident.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Grand Forks Police Department at (701) 787-8000.