Authorities have identified the man killed by police during a Monday standoff.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports, 35 year old Andrew James Martinez, died after being shot by four Fargo Police Officers on Monday, Aug. 1, in Mapleton.

The names of the four officers are expected to be released Tuesday evening, Aug. 2.


MAPLETON, N.D. (AP) — Cass County sheriff’s officials say a Mapleton man was fatally shot by law enforcement after a hours-long standoff. According to authorities, two 911 calls were made from Mapleton about 10:30 a.m. Monday. One was a report of gunshots and the other was a report of an individual possibly suffering from a mental health crisis. Deputies arrived at a Mapleton home, heard gunshots and a standoff began. Officials say the man barricaded in the home told negotiators he was going to come out with a gun, did so about 2 p.m. and was shot. The man was pronounced dead at the scene despite life-saving efforts.