UPDATED: Man encounters police, shoots himself
A man shot himself early Friday morning when he encountered police outside a Cottage Grove apartment building, said Cottage Grove Deputy Public Safety Director Pete Koerner.
Police had been seeking Duane L. Carlson, 39, of Cottage Grove, after receiving a report he was suicidal, and found a man matching his description walking through The Woodlands apartment complex near a building at 7815 Hearthside Ave., according to a Cottage Grove Police Department press release.
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