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Published May 11, 2012, 11:06 AM

Williston shooting victim ID'd as Idaho man

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a shooting victim in the North Dakota oil patch city of Williston as an Idaho man who came to the state about six months ago.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a shooting victim in the North Dakota oil patch city of Williston as an Idaho man who came to the state about six months ago.

Police on Friday said 25-year-old Kenneth Moore Jr., of Boise, Idaho, was recovering in a Minot hospital from multiple gunshot wounds. His condition was not available.

No arrests had been made, but Detective Cory Collings told The Forum newspaper that authorities believe the shooting is an isolated incident and the public is not in danger.

The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. Thursday in an area near Williston State College. Collings said Moore and an acquaintance were sitting in a car outside a building. The acquaintance was not hurt.

Authorities say they are following up on multiple leads.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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