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Fargo police identify two people who died in shooting near NDSU campus

Police said the two men who died in the shooting on Saturday, Nov. 19, knew each other.

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A Fargo Police vehicle sits in front of an apartment house on 15th Street North in Fargo where two people were killed in a shooting in the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022.
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FARGO — The Fargo Police Department has identified the two men who died in a Saturday shooting not far from North Dakota State University.

They are Jaquan Gatewood, 28, of Fargo, and Kierre Davies, 27, of Fargo, police said in a Sunday, Nov. 20, news release. Both had gunshot wounds and died at the scene.

The department is actively investigating the cause of these deaths while it awaits autopsy results, the police release said.

At 3:17 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, Fargo police officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 1000 block of 15th Street North, on the west side of Johnson Soccer Complex two blocks south of the NDSU campus.

Officers found two people with gunshot wounds and both died, a city spokesperson said.

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One body was seen in the driveway of the apartment house, while another person was pronounced dead in an ambulance parked outside.

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Law enforcement officers stand outside an apartment house on 15th Street North in Fargo where two people were killed in a shooting in the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022.
Matt Henson / WDAY

The two people were known to each other, Fargo police reported in a Facebook post just after 5 p.m. Saturday.

Earlier in the day, Fargo police said they didn't have anyone in custody related to the shooting and the motive was unclear.

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Investigators handle evidence outside an apartment house on 15th Street North in Fargo where two people were killed in a shooting in the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022.
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Police said anyone with information related to the shooting is strongly encouraged to call the FPD Tip Line at 701.451.7660. Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting keyword FARGOPD and the tip to 847411.

Matt Henson is an Emmy award-winning reporter/photographer/editor for WDAY. Prior to joining WDAY in 2019, Matt was the main anchor at WDAZ in Grand Forks for four years. He was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia and attended college at Lyndon State College in northern Vermont, where he was recognized twice nationally, including first place, by the National Academy for Arts and Science for television production. Matt enjoys being a voice for the little guy. He focuses on crimes and courts and investigative stories. Just as often, he shares tear-jerking stories and stories of accomplishment. Matt enjoys traveling to small towns across North Dakota and Minnesota to share their stories. He can be reached at mhenson@wday.com and at 610-639-9215. When he's not at work (rare) Matt resides in Moorhead and enjoys spending time with his daughter, golfing and attending Bison and Sioux games.
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