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UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with north Fargo shooting

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FARGO – Fargo Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting in north Fargo Thursday evening.

24 year-old Christopher Paul Hampton was found near the scene of the shooting in the 100 block of 7th Avenue North in Fargo. He was later arrested on suspicion of Murder, a Class AA Felony. He resides at the address the incident took place.


Police responded to a disturbance involving a gun just after 8:30 Thursday evening. They found an unresponsive male who appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound. Officers performed life-saving measures on the victim until paramedics responded and transported him to the emergency room. Doctors pronounced the male dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. 

The victim, a 28 year-old male, was known to the suspect, and they lived at the same residence. The identity of the victim will be released after family members are notified.

Stay tuned to WDAY News tonight for further details. 

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