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Here is your InForum Minute for Friday, May 20.

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The space around Plaza Azteca in South Fargo was secured Wednesday, May 18 on a report of shooting. Fargo police are on the scene and investigating.
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FARGO — Plaza Azteca was closed Thursday, May 19, to allow the workers who witnessed Wednesday's shooting to have a day off for a mental break. On Friday, all employees will return to work as 50% of all sales will go to 21-year-old Lucia Garcia and her 7-month-old son, Dominique.

Lucia Garcia was shot in the upper-right chest. She is in stable condition in the ICU at Sanford Health. Dominique suffered a bullet wound to his stomach and fingers. Doctors expect him to make a full recovery.

They were shot by 24-year-old Malik Gill, Garcia's fiance and father of the child. He shot and killed himself during a police chase in Clay County after the shooting in Fargo. Full story here.

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Fargo Marathon set to kick off

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FARGO — It's going to be a chilly one, but The Fargo Marathon is starting tonight with the 5-K at 6:30 p.m. with an after-party happening following the race.

WDAY will be live for the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts, and InForum will be streaming the race tomorrow morning, starting at 7 a.m. For all of our marathon stories, go here.

Fargo schedules 4th Street closure for May 20

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Highway 32 is washed out near mile marker 175, southwest of Fordville.<br/><br/>
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FARGO — The city of Fargo has announced plans to close a section of Fourth Street South between 13th and 14th Avenues South beginning Friday, May 20.

The reason for the closure is for work on the Red River Pump Station to be completed. The road is expected to remain closed until 4 p.m. Friday.

Crews will also be pouring concrete footings for the flood wall. The city says this project will provide important upgrades to water supply infrastructure at the Fargo Water Treatment Plant. The plant provides drinking water for the cities of Fargo and West Fargo.

Fargo's Tom Hoge near top of leaderboard after first round of PGA Championship

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Fargo's Tom Hoge plays his shot from the 13th tee during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on Thursday, May 19, at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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TULSA, Okla. — Fargo pro Tom Hoge is tied for second place after Thursday's first round of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club.

Hoge shot a 4-under 66 and is tied for second with Will Zalatoris. Rory McIlroy leads at 5-under 65. Hoge had five birdies with one bogey in his round. He shot 33 on the front nine and 33 on the back nine to rank among the tournament's early leaders.

Justin Thomas, Matt Kuchar and Abraham Ancer are tied for fourth at 3-under 67 and nine players are tied for seventh at 2-under 68.

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A tough course and hot, windy conditions kept scoring down and players bunched. Thirty-six players head into Friday's second round within five shots of the lead. Full story here.

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