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Published February 21, 2012, 09:19 PM

Police: Man Dies of Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound in Grand Forks Alley

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - A reportedly suicidal man with a gun fired a fatal shot in an alleyway north of 10th Ave. S. Tuesday night.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - A reportedly suicidal man with a gun fired a fatal shot in an alleyway north of 10th Ave. S. Tuesday night.

Police covered the man's body with a black sheet and cordoned off the portion of alley between 10th Ave. S. and 9th Ave. S. with police tape and squad cars.

Police say the shooting occurred just after 8:30 p.m. An officer made contact with the man in the alley, but the man fired one shot and did not survive the injury.

No police officers used their weapons in the incident, an officer at the scene said, and there was no one else injured.

The man's body was taken in an Altru ambulance shortly after 10 p.m. His name has not been released pending notification of family.

Police did not release what type of gun the man had.

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