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Sheriff’s office responds to apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

The female, who has not been identified, is receiving treatment at a Fargo hospital.

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WADENA COUNTY — A female is in the hospital after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Wadena County.
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received the call just after 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23.
Upon arriving at the scene, officers found a female with a gunshot wound and began rendering aid. The victim was transported to Tri-County Health Care in Wadena and later airlifted to a Fargo hospital, where she remains under treatment. Her condition was unknown Friday.
The Sebeka Police Department, Menahga Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol and Tri-County Health Care Ambulance also responded to the scene.
The investigation is ongoing, with Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents and Crime Scene Team documenting the scene with the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office and Sebeka police.
Also assisting in the investigation is Life Link III Air Care, Wadena Police Department, Fargo Police Department and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. There is no ongoing threat to the public at this time, the sheriff’s office stated. Further information will be released if it becomes available.

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