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Emergency personnel responded to the scene of a standoff on the 1400 block of 13th Avenue Northeast Thursday in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Police respond to standoff

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WILLMAR -- As of 10 p.m. Thursday, law enforcement officers were in a standoff with a 42-year-old man threatening to kill himself with a gun along the 1400 block of 13th Avenue Northeast.


Willmar Police officers were called to the home at 6:52 p.m., according to Willmar Police Chief Jim Kulset.

The man said he had a gun and also made other threats.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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