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Police detain man after suicide attempt

A Grand Forks Police car is parked behind a late model Jeep behind the Stamart Travel Center on Gatewway Drive in Grand Forks, N.D. Monday Jan. 1, 2013. JOHN STENNNES/GRAND FORKS HERALD

An unidentified man is in custody after holding a gun to his head Tuesday afternoon in a Grand Forks parking lot. The subject was in a vehicle parked in a parking lot south of Stamart Travel Center on Gateway Drive.

Grand Forks Police removed the man from his vehicle. The man was not injured, but he was taken to Altru Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. Police recovered a pistol from the man's vehicle.