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Leonard Ritter walks out of his south Fargo apartment to smoke a cigarette on his balcony Wednesday evening during the standoff. Forum file photo

Mental health exam planned for standoff suspect

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A Fargo man arrested Wednesday after a standoff with police at an apartment complex has been sent to the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown for a mental health examination, according to a prosecutor reviewing the case for possible charges.


Leonard Ritter, 55, was arrested after jumping from his second-floor apartment balcony at 2433 20th Ave. S.

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