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Standoff ends with suspect shooting self


July 16, 2021

Police are still investigating an armed standoff Saturday that ended with the suspect shooting himself and dying at the scene.

According to a press release from the Cloquet Police Department, officers from Cloquet, Fond du Lac, Carlton County and the Minnesota State Patrol responded to a home on the 300 block of Ridge Road at 10:19 a.m. Saturday, July 10, on a report of a man armed with a gun who entered the house and threatened the residents. The home is on the Fond du Lac Reservation within Cloquet city limits.

The responding officers were able to get others out of the house safely.


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