Fallen officer involved in shooting identified

FARGO, ND (Valley News Live) – The officer who died of a gunshot wound while responding to a call has been identified.

The Red Lake Department of Public Safety says 37-year-old officer Ryan Bialke responded to a call from a suicide bomber with children possibly inside the residence near Redby, Minnesota.

The suspect opened fire on Bialke and was taken to Indian Health Service Hospital, where he died.

Officer Bialke was a six-year-old veteran of the Red Lake Police Department.

He leaves behind his wife and four children. Previous reports showed that a person has been taken into custody.

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