Cody Holt death: How Cody Holt death happened

Cody Holt death, obituary: Salamah Pendelton allegedly shot and killed police officer Cody Holte May 27, 2020 after Colt responded as backup to save his fellow officers who were under heavy gunfire while serving eviction-related paperwork.

Cody Holt death, obituary_ How Salamah Pendelton killed Cody Holt

Grand Forks Police Department Police Officer Cody Holte was only 29 years old. He was also a First Lieutenant in the North Dakota National Guard and leaves behind his beloved wife, infant son, and families.

A Grand Forks Deputy Sheriff was also shot and wounded while a female was shot and killed.

Cody Holt death, obituary: How Salamah Pendelton shooting – Cody Holt death happened

Officer Cody Holt death happened Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

At about 1430hrs (local), two Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office Deputies went to an apartment at 2627 South 17th Street to serve a Writ of Restitution as ordered by a Judge (eviction-related paperwork).

The Writ of Restitution ordered Deputies to remove a male and a female resident and all possessions as of three days prior.

Uniformed deputies knocked on the apartment door and received no answer. The Deputies then gained access to the apartment and observed the male retreat to a bedroom.

Deputies gave several commands for him to come out of the bedroom. As he refused, the Deputies eventually opened the bedroom door.

Upon doing so, they were met with a barrage of heavy gunfire.

Corporal Ron Nord, a 34 year Law Enforcement veteran, was shot in the upper leg and abdomen. He has been the Civil process Deputy with the Sheriff’s Office for 9 years. He is in stable condition.

Sergeant Kelly McLean, a 28 year veteran to the GFSO and former assistant team leader of the Grand Forks Regional SWAT Team, was not injured.

The Deputies immediately retreated from the room and radioed for back-up.

Grand Forks Police Department officers arriving on scene were Corporal Patrick Torok, a 27+ year veteran of the GFPD, and a 25+ year veteran of the Grand Forks Regional SWAT Team, along with Officer Cody Holte, a 3 year and 3 month veteran of the GFPD, and a member of the Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office Regional Water Rescue Team.

Corporal Torok and Officer Holte immediately entered into the apartment, coming to the aid of the deputies under fire.

Gunfire was exchanged in multiple volleys between the suspect and the officers on scene.

Officer Cody Holte suffered multiple gunfire wounds during the incident. Emergency medical aid was rendered by officers who then carried Officer Holte to the ambulance for transport to Altru Hospital.

Through the exchanges, the suspect, age 41, received several gunfire wounds. Aid was rendered on scene, and he was transported to Altru for his injuries.

Sadly, Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte succumbed to gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Pendleton’s mother,  Lola Moore aged 61, was killed by gunfire during the course of the incident.

Pendelton is accused of firing 41 shots from an AK-47.

After an investigation, the North Dakota States Attorney’s Office has filed eight criminal charges against Salamah Qareed Pendleton related to shooting officer Cody Holt death and Lola Moore.

Pendleton has been charged with two counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder, criminal mischief, terrorizing and reckless endangerment.

The murder charges carry a maximum penalty of life imprisonment without parole and a $20,000 fine.

Pendelton’s other charges carry a maximum of 35 years in prison and up to $50,000 in fines.

May officer Cody Holt and Lola Moore souls rest in perfect peace.

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3 Replies to “Cody Holt death: How Cody Holt death happened

  1. I didnt know cody personally but seems to b a kind person thoughts and prayers are with the family and the guy that did this he get justice and RIP cody u will b missed

  2. The question has to be asked, why did the cops not use tear gas instead of just shooting it out with their hand guns against an AK 47. Also why on earth did the remaining officers allow the black bastard to live and go to prison for life instead of paying with his life. It appears, and the officers would have known that N.D. is very far left and evidently do not have the death penalty as one of their sentences. If he raised his hands they should know he is just praying to allah or the blm organization before he shoots another clip at them. Also the two words of allah and blm are in small case because they do not warrant to be capitalized.

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