Jun 10, 2013 at 9:42 am
Authorities in grand forks say a woman was transported to altru hospital for evaluation after an early morning standoff with police. After responding to a medical assist for a person suffering a heart attack around eight-30 last night officers were informed of a suicidal female armed with a firearm. Police say there was apparently a confrontation over the weapon that led to the medical assist -- and the gun was discharged. The investigation led police to a residence on the 300 block of first avenue south. The subject refused to leave and nearby residents were evacuated as a precaution. The grand forks p-d swat and crisis negotiation teams were deployed and were able to talk the woman out without incident. the situation ended around five a-m. The investigation continues with possible criminal charges.