Bismarck police confirm a 54-year-old man is dead following an incident in south Bismarck Saturday night.
Chief Dan Donlin says a man entered an apartment to the southwest of the intersection of Bismarck Expressway and 3rd Street South last night.
Donlin says the man allegedly pointed the gun at children who were in the apartment.
A man living there confronted the gunman. During a struggle the gun went off hitting the intruder in the head. The man died from the gunshot.
Donlin says it appears the deceased man was a neighbor but police aren't releasing any other details at this time.
No charges have been filed in the incident and it remains under investigation.