Accidental shooting in Becker County

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Jul 5, 2014 at 6:09 am

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) Authorities in northwestern Minnesota say a North Dakota man has died in an apparent accidental shooting.

Becker County authorities responded Thursday night to a call of a shooting near Floyd Lake.

Deputies were told that two people were handling a .38 caliber handgun when it fired.

Seventy year-old Arthur Martel, of Bismarck, North Dakota, was shot in the chest. He was taken to a hospital in Detroit Lakes, where he died. The Becker County sheriff's office is investigating. 

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