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Moorhead police say shotgun discharge was accidental

MOORHEAD - Police say the discharge of a shotgun in a Moorhead apartment on Saturday night was accidental. Michael Birmingham, 52, of Moorhead, was putting the shotgun in a closet when it accidentally fired, Lt. Tory Jacobson said. Birmingham was...

MOORHEAD - Police say the discharge of a shotgun in a Moorhead apartment on Saturday night was accidental.

Michael Birmingham, 52, of Moorhead, was putting the shotgun in a closet when it accidentally fired, Lt. Tory Jacobson said.

Birmingham was arrested after police officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of 20th Street South to a report of a gunshot in an apartment building. There, police found that a single round from a 12-gauge shotgun was fired from inside the apartment through the apartment's door, according to a news release.

No one was injured in the incident.

Birmingham was arrested on suspicion of reckless discharge of a firearm and possession of a short-barreled shotgun.

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