George Gipp Jr, 35

Fort Yates, North Dakota
October 25, 2017

Agencies: Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services Headquarters | Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

Cause of death: Shooting

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs says just before 8 p.m., Monday evening, officers responded to a report of shots fired at a Fort Yates gas station.

Officers spotted the suspect vehicle travelling west on Highway 24 and pulled it over.

During the stop, one of the suspects exited the vehicle and walked toward officers with his hands in his pockets.

He ignored officers commands to show his hands, and was shot.

The man was rushed to the emergency room in Fort Yates where he was pronounced dead.

The FBI is now investigating.

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