Grand Forks gun owner could face charges for defending home with gun

As the entire Country now debates gun control laws, Grand Forks authorities are left deciding whether a homeowner had the right to shoot at a burglar.

It happened on the north side of Grand Forks this morning, when a homeowner confronted a burglar.

The suspect, 24-year old, Jared Christensen of Nielsville, Minnesota wasn’t hit with any bullets, but he did receive a head injury from the homeowner, that had to be treated before he was jailed.

Christensen faces charges of carrying a concealed weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia and a controlled substance.

The name of the homeowner has not been released yet, as authorities decide whether he could face any charges.

It happened on the 1700 block of 11th Avenue North, behind Acme Electric at 3:30 a.m..

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