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Published October 12, 2012, 06:43 PM

Sheriff's Department to Determine Intention of Fairmount Boy's Suicide Attempt

The Richland County Sheriff's Department is investigating the intention behind a suicide attempt at Fairmount School. The boy was freshman student Gage Biel.

By: Kay Cooley, WDAZ

The Richland County Sheriff's Department is investigating the intention behind a suicide attempt at Fairmount School. The boy was freshman student Gage Biel.

Authorities aren't sure why he shot himself in front of his 9th grade classmates and although Biel brought a handgun to school he most likely won't face legal consequences. Biel is doing well and is being treated at a Fargo hospital. At Fairmount School classmates and teachers are joining together to get the help they need to overcome and learn from the tragedy. Kay Cooley has more.

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