Minot Police Issue Release on Murder in Lamplighter Lounge Parking Lot

The Minot Police Department issued the following news release through their Facebook page this morning.

— Official News Release, Minot Police Department —

The Minot Police Department responded to a report of gunshots in the parking lot of the Lamplighter lounge at approximately 1:40 a.m. on 12/30/22. On arrival officers discovered a 36 year old male victim with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers determined that bar patrons witnessed the incident. During the incident one patron disarmed the suspect and was assisted by another in detaining him until police arrived.
Justin McDermott, 34 years old of Minot, was charged with murder. He is being held at the Ward Co. jail.
Victim information will be released after the family has had an opportunity to make all necessary notifications.

Josh Wolsky

Developer & Writer @TheMinot Voice, Fan of the Souris River, There's a lot to Savor about Minot. Fortunate to be a 'former' City Council member ;)

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