Man charged in downtown Fargo shooting that injured 3

Brandon Grant faces attempted murder and aggravated assault felonies after three people were injured in a shooting at the Bismarck Tavern.

Brandon Grant

FARGO — Prosecutors have filed attempted murder and aggravated assault charges against a Fargo man wanted in connection to a weekend shooting at a downtown bar that injured three people.

The six felony charges were filed Thursday afternoon, Feb. 25, against Brandon Roosevelt Grant, 43. Police identified Grant on Monday as the suspected shooter during an early Sunday morning altercation at the Bismarck Tavern, 522 Broadway N.

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Police did not give many details on what led to the shooting, including a motive. Officers found three people with gunshot wounds behind the bar.

Video obtained by Forum News Service appears to show Grant in the bar around midnight during a fight. Grant and others were escorted out the back door.

Grant allegedly shot Tommie Trent, Willie Carr Jr. and John Clemons with a handgun, according to court documents.


Those shot were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Court documents did not give their ages or cities of address.

Grant fired shots in self-defense, his family claims.

Grant remained at large Thursday night and is considered armed and dangerous, police said. Chief David Zibolski warned residents to not approach Grant if they see them but to call 701-451-7660 to report his location.

Those with information on the shooting, including potential videos of the incident, are asked to call investigators at 701-241-1407. Tips also can be sent via text to 847411 with the keyword FARGOPD.

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