Red Lake Tribal leader fatally shot

By KBJR News 1

Red Lake Tribal leader fatally shot

March 12, 2014 Updated Mar 12, 2014 at 7:37 PM CDT

Red Lake, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The F.B.I. and police are investigating the weekend shooting death of a northwestern Minnesota tribal leader.

58-year-old Red Lake Tribal Councilman, Donald May, Jr. was found shot to death Saturday night.

A 47-year old woman, whose name is not being released, has been taken into custody and faces charges of domestic violence, 3rd degree assault and disorderly conduct.

According to his obituary, May's passions as a Tribal Councilman were treaty rights and reclaiming former Red Lake lands.