Victim identified in fatal Becker County shooting

By: News Director Larissa Donovan

DETROIT LAKES– The Becker County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the homicide victim from over the weekend.

According to a release, 27-year-old Jamie Lee Bevins, Jr., was struck during a shooting in Maple Grove Township early Sunday morning.

Deputies and officers with the White Earth Tribal Police Department responded to the scene just after 3 a.m., and they say that the shooting doesn’t appear random and that there is no threat to the public.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact law enforcement. 


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 son Logan, daughter Brigid, and pets Vincent and Piper. She also loves reading, Star Trek, and gardening... badly.


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