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.