Williston police are searching for a suspect in an early Saturday morning shooting that left a 28-year-old man dead.
The Williston Herald reported the shooting happened just before 1 a.m. in front of bar in downtown Williston. Detective Cory Collings told the Herald that responding officers found the victim lying in the street and he died shortly afterward at a Williston hospital.
According to police, the victim and a few friends had been at Whispers when a verbal argument began. The victim went back into the bar and left with friends at closing time. Police said another altercation took place outside Heartbreakers, where the victim was shot.
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The suspect took off northbound on foot, police said.
The suspect is described as white male, 40s, short dirty blonde to brown hair, about 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 160-170 lbs.
Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to call the Williston Police Department at 701-577-1212 or Crime Stoppers at 701-572-TIPS (8477).