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POLICE: Fargo man injured in weekend assault not expected to live

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A 47-year-old man attacked in Fargo early Sunday morning while walking home from downtown is on life support and not expected to live, Police Sgt. Ross Renner said this afternoon at a news conference.


Renner identified the man as Ronald Lee Hammersmith, of Fargo, adding that he would not get into the details of the investigation, which is ongoing.

Authorities have identified a male suspect in his 20s and have contacted him, but he is not in custody at this time, Renner said.

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