Grand Forks Police respond to accidental discharge of a weapon


On Wednesday, at 7:44 p.m., Grand Forks Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of 12th Avenue South for a report of a discharge of a firearm within city limits.  Initial investigation revealed a handgun was unintentionally discharged while the operator was attempting to disassemble it.  The discharged round struck a male in the residence.  The injured male was transported to the hospital with an apparent gunshot wound that appeared to be non-life threatening.  No further injuries were reported. 

The Grand Forks Police Department was assisted by members of the Grand Forks Fire Department and Altru paramedics.