Orlando Estrada, 28, Fargo, was transported to a local hospital for his injuries, police said Thursday, March 22.
Fargo Police Officer Jacob Rued, who has been with the department for two years, was identified as the officer who wounded Estrada. Rued has been placed on paid administrative leave, police said.
Estrada has been charged with felony aggravated assault of a peace officer and violation of a no-contact order, according to the Cass County Jail where he remained in custody Thursday.
According to the police report:
Officers responded to a domestic disturbance at 3101 32nd St. S. about 11:27 p.m. The caller told a Red River Regional Dispatch Center dispatcher that they heard yelling, arguing and crying from a women who also yelled at a man to get out of the apartment.
While en route to the call, a dispatcher confirmed an order for protection between a female resident in the apartment and Estrada.
Officers arrived, contacted the female victim and ordered Estrada to exit the apartment, the report said.
As officers started to enter the apartment, Estrada opened the door and brandished a large knife. Rued, who feared for his life, fired his service weapon and struck Estrada, police said.
Estrada then retreated into the apartment and secured the door.
Officers asked other occupants of the apartment to exit, which they did. Police then tried to order Estrada to exit the apartment so they could treat his wounds.
Later, the Red River Valley SWAT Team established a perimeter and talked with Estrada.
Sometime during all of this, someone filmed Estrada in an expletive-laden video that was obtained by WDAY-TV.
In the video, Estrada, who is apparently talking with a law enforcement negotiator, repeatedly shows his wounds to someone filming with a camera or cellphone and demands to talk with the