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Officer Injured As Report Of Gunshot Leads To Arrest

A Minot Police officer suffered minor injuries taking a man into custody last night after a report of a gunshot in central Minot.

Police report being notified of a gunshot in the area of the Scandinavian Heritage Park about 6:30 Monday night.

A responding officer found a suspect and took him into custody after a short struggle that resulted in the minor injury.

Arrested was Blake Lund, 37.

Police say Lund forced his way into an apartment with a knife and the resident picked up a shotgun for self-defense. The gun discharged as the two fought for control of the weapon. No one was hurt.

Lund has been charged with two felonies, terrorizing and burglary.

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