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Fargo police officer identified in hit and run

Officer Brent Malone is formerly from Wadena. His parents are Dick and Jane Malone of Wadena.

Fargo Police have identified the officer injured in a hit-and-run Tuesday night.

Officer Brent Malone is 25 and started as a patrol officer for the Fargo Police Department in July 2012.  He is formerly from Wadena.

Fargo Police officials say Officer Malone was treated at an area hospital, for several hours, for a significant injury that will require additional ongoing medical treatment.

Officers arrested the man suspected of running over Officer Malone at a north Fargo apartment early Tuesday morning.

Jack Christensen agreed to give himself up around 4 a.m. after talking with a police negotiator.