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Sara Graham stands outside her daughters' bedroom, where a 17-year-old who had been shot entered her apartment and collapsed between the bed and the wall early Saturday morning at 1103 19th St. S. in Moorhead. Dave Wallis / The Forum

Man shoots, kills 17-year-old intruder in Moorhead apartment complex

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MOORHEAD - Vernon Allen was watching "NCIS" early Saturday morning when an unknown male barged into his Moorhead apartment.

Unbeknownst to Allen, the 17-year-old Moorhead teen already had walked into at least two other unlocked apartments.


Allen said he got up to confront the teen and asked if he needed help. The intruder mumbled something and brought his fist up ready to strike.

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