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Police search for suspect after man fatally shot in Minot

January 12, 2020 GMT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot police are searching for whoever fatally shot a 29-year-old man early Sunday.

Officers were called just after 6 a.m. Sunday to northwestern Minot on a report of gunshots. A few minutes later, dispatchers received a call about a vehicle that crashed near the Minot State University Dome.

Authorities determined the driver had been shot. The victim was taken to a Minot hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police have made no arrests but say the shooting apparently was an isolated incident.

Police are withholding the name of the Minot man who died until his family is notified. The investigation continues.

KX News reports the shooting is Minot’s first homicide of 2020.