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Lancaster, Minn., woman shot in groin area

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A Lancaster, Minn., woman is in Altru Hospital in Grand Forks after being shot in the groin area, the Kittson County Sherriff's Department said.


Sheriff Kenny Hultgren said Laura Docken, 48, went to the clinic in Karlstad, Minn., at 8:12 a.m. Thursday with a gunshot wound likely caused by a shotgun. A doctor saw Docken about 9 a.m. and decided to transfer her by ambulance to Altru.

She underwent emergency surgery and is listed in satisfactory condition.

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