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Bismarck Man Dies in Accidental Shooting Near Detroit Lakes

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A 70-year-old Bismarck man was killed in an accidental shooting Thursday night, north of Detroit Lakes, on Floyd Lake.

A 9-1-1 caller reported the shooting about 9:30.

Officers performed C-P-R on Arthur Martel until medics arrived. He was taken to Essentia in D-L, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators were told Martel had been looking at a .38-special handgun,

and when he was handing the gun to its owner, the gun went off, and hit Martel in the chest.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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