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Published November 26, 2012, 03:12 PM

Police: Red Lake Falls man shoots himself after forcing way into ex-girlfriend's home

RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. - A Red Lake Falls, Minn., man is dead after forcing his way into an ex-girlfriend’s home and apparently shooting himself, according to police.

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RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. - A Red Lake Falls, Minn., man is dead after forcing his way into an ex-girlfriend’s home and apparently shooting himself, according to police.

Deputies from the Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office found Kevin Salveson, 53, deceased in the home of Heather Altendorf, 38, at about 4 p.m. Saturday in Red Lake Falls, which is about 40 miles east of Grand Forks.

Altendorf was transported to Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls for nonlife-threatening injuries she sustained when Salveson struck her in the face with the butt of a rifle. She was released Sunday.

The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.

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