Fargo, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A Fargo man was arrested this morning after he ran over another man that he knew with a pickup in the West Acres Mall parking lot.
Jason Michael Anderson, 44 years old of Fargo, was arrested for Attempted Murder and taken to the Cass County Jail.
Fargo Police issued a news release with a run down of what happened:
This morning at 8:45 a.m., Fargo Police Officers responded to a report of a person who was run over by a vehicle in the West Acres Parking Lot. Officers learned Jason Michael Anderson, 44 years old of Fargo, and the victim knew each other and had been involved in an incident early this morning in Moorhead where the victim allegedly stole Anderson’s vehicle. Anderson was told, by a friend, his vehicle was in a parking lot in Fargo and went to go get the vehicle. After retrieving his vehicle, Anderson saw the victim in the West Acres Parking lot and struck and drove over him with his vehicle. Furthermore, Anderson got out of the vehicle and assaulted the victim. Fargo Officers saw Anderson leaving the parking lot in his vehicle, and conducted a traffic stop in the 1800 block of 42 St. S. Anderson was arrested for Attempted Murder and transported to the Cass County Jail. The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.