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North Dakota Man Killed in Minnesota Accidental Shooting

Updated: 07/04/2014 2:58 PM
Created: 07/04/2014 2:55 PM KSTP.com

Authorities in northwestern Minnesota say a North Dakota man has died in an apparent accidental shooting.

Becker County authorities responded Thursday night to a call of a shooting near Floyd Lake. Deputies were told that two people were handling a .38 special handgun when it fired.

ABC affiliate WDAY reports  70-year-old Arthur Martel, of Bismarck, North Dakota, was shot in the chest. He was taken to a hospital in Detroit Lakes, where he died.

The Becker County sheriff's office is investigating.

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