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Police talking with armed man; incident closes Fargo street

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FARGO - Police have closed off 23rd Street in the area of 19th Avenue South this morning as they attempt to deal with an individual inside a residence who claims to have a gun, a police spokesman said.

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Dispatchers received a call from a suicidal individual who said he had a gun and would harm anyone who tried to help him, said Police Sgt. Mark Lykken.

The area was closed off to traffic as a precaution, Lykken said.

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