In a press release from the Mandan Police Department, one man is dead after a police officer shooting, Friday afternoon. (April 14)

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The shooting took place at 3:40 p.m., Friday at 502 4th Ave NE, after officers arrived on scene for a domestic dispute. The officers encountered a 19 year old female and a 24 year old male. The male had a knife in his hand and was moving toward one of the officers forcing the Mandan Police officer to fire his service revolver, hitting the male suspect.

Once medical officials arrived on the scene, the male was pronounced dead from the officers gun shot.

Mandan Police say three officers were place on administrative leave pending an investigate. This is in accordance to Mandan Police policy.

Police continue their investigation.

(source- Mandan PD)