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Man arrested in shooting death at Grand Forks residence

September 12, 2021 GMT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old man shot and killed a woman early Sunday morning after an apparent argument inside a Grand Forks residence.

Police said officers were responding to a call of a suspicious person about 1:30 a.m. when they heard a gunshot inside the residence on the north side of the city. A woman came out of the residence and fell to the ground. She was pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to police.

The suspect left the residence on his own and was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, felon in possession of a firearm and theft of property. A handgun was recovered at the scene, police said.

Authorities are investigating the relationship between the victim and suspect. They believe the two knew each other.

The incident remains under investigation by the Grand Forks Police Department with the assistance of the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation.