FBI agent shot near Watford City

WATFORD CITY An unidentified Federal Bureau of Investigations agent was shot Monday while executing a search warrant at an undisclosed location just east of Watford City.

“He was treated and released that night,” said Kyle Loven, a spokesman for the FBI based in Minneapolis.

The agent was part of the Minot Resident Agency, the closest FBI station to Watford City.

Other agencies were involved in the task force, including at least the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Department.

No further details were disclosed via phone interview Wednesday on what exactly the task force was searching for. The shooting is still under active investigation.

Flint McColgan