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Man surrenders after police standoff in Grand Forks

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GRAND FORKS – Emergency personnel responded to a Grand Forks residence Wednesday night after a man called 911 telling dispatchers he was armed and planned to kill himself.

Police cars, ambulance, fire trucks and SWAT vehicles gathered as officers negotiated with the man to surrender.

The man gave up and was taken to Altru Hospital to receive medical attention, said Grand Forks police Lt. Mike Ferguson.

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