Somali ‘Refugee’ Charged with Murder in Fatal Shooting of Young Mother in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Somali ‘Refugee’ Charged with Murder in Fatal Shooting of Young Mother in Grand Forks, North Dakota

By Cristina Lalia

A 26-year-old refugee from Somalia is facing murder charges after fatally shooting a young mother in Grand Forks, North Dakota over the weekend.

Ahmed Mohamed Abdullahi, a convicted felon, shot and killed 28-year-old Megan Lea Gustafson of Grand Forks at around 1:30 am Sunday at an apartment complex.

Police believe the two knew each other, however details about their relationship is unclear.

A Grand Forks man accused of shooting and killing a woman on Sunday morning now faces a murder charge.

Twenty-six-year-old Ahmed Mohamed Abdullahi was originally arrested for manslaughter.

Police have also identified the victim as 28-year-old Megan Lea Gustafson of Grand Forks. The shooting occurred after an apparent argument inside a residence on the 1300 block of 8th Ave. N. Officers were responding to a call of a suspicious person about 1:30 a.m. Sunday when they heard a gunshot inside the residence.

Police say a woman came out of the residence and fell to the ground. They are investigating the relationship between Abdullahi and Gustafson. They believe the two knew each other.

Abdullahi has a criminal past and recently threatened to shoot up a sports bar.

Source Gateway Pundit

 

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