Authorities investigating fatal Becker County shooting

By: News Director Larissa Donovan

DETROIT LAKES– The Becker County Sheriff’s Office and the White Earth Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting.

According to a release, law enforcement responded to Maple Grove Township yesterday morning after 3 a.m., where a man was found dead of what appeared to be at least one gun shot wound.

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says the incident doesn’t appear to be random and that there is no threat to the public.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact either the Becker County Sheriff’s Office or the White Earth Police Department. 


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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