Bismarck police are investigating a late night shooting in an apartment complex parking lot that left a 39-year-old man dead.
Officers responded to the 200 block of East Arbor Avenue around 11:34 p.m. Tuesday for a report of gunshots in the area.
The caller told officers there was a deceased man in a car in the parking lot. When officers arrived, they found a man in a car, dead from an apparent gunshot wound, Lt. Luke Gardiner said in a news release.
Police identified the man as Christopher Sebastian of Bismarck.
Police did not provide information about a potential suspect or suspects.
The death is the second fatal shooting in Bismarck in less than two weeks, and the third homicide in the Bismarck-Mandan area in recent weeks.
Bismarck police responded to a fatal shooting early Sept. 23 at the Motel 6 that killed Maurice Thunder Shield, 28, McLaughlin, South Dakota. A 16-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the death, which police have characterized as a homicide. Police referred to the shooting as a "targeted attack on another person."
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