Published January 20, 2023

Shooting in City Results in Arrest 

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Charles Johnson (Photo: submitted)
Charles Johnson (Photo: submitted)

Man charged with Reckless Endangerment 

Date:   18 2023 Time: 2247 Hrs. 

Mo.   Day Year 

Type of incident: Reckless Endangerment  

Location of incident: Minot Area 

Identity of persons involved (unless protected): 

Name: Charles M. Johnson Jr. Gender: M Age: 22 Address:                  Benton LA 

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Involved agencies: Minot Police Department and Ward County Sheriff’s Department  

Summary of circumstances surrounding incident:  

Minot Police arrested and charged 22-year-old Charles Johnson Jr. with two counts of C- Felony Reckless Endangerment after a shooting at a Minot area residence.  

Johnson is accused of shooting at an occupied Southeast Minot residence after being involved in an altercation with a person at the home. Johnson reportedly fled the area in a vehicle. Shortly after, a Ward County Deputy located a vehicle matching the description, on the Highway 2 and 52 Bypass. Johnson was taken into custody after the deputy and Minot police officers conducted a felony traffic stop. An investigation into the matter resulted officer arresting Johnson for two counts of Reckless Endangerment.  

No injuries were reported as a result of this incident. Charles Johnson is in the custody of the Ward County Jail awaiting his initial appearance.   

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