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Fergus Falls man turns himself in after standoff in Grand Forks

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A Fergus Falls, Minn., man was taken into custody in Grand Forks Thursday night after reportedly brandishing a handgun and threatening people.

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Police responded to a call at 7:30 p.m. when John Franklin, 30, was in an apartment at 1850 South 34th Street, armed, agitated and threatening to hurt several people. The people Franklin was threatening were not present, according to police.

The Grand Forks Regional SWAT and Negotiations Teams responded along with police.

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