July 26, 2017
June 12, 2017
Written by Police Department Staff
Press Release

On 6-10-17 at approximately 7:52 PM, West Fargo Officers were dispatched to the residence of 1804 10 St. W for a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived on scene a female was located on the sidewalk, she was identified as Darla Balster 45 years of age from West Fargo. She was across from the residence with apparent injuries to her head. The female was treated at the scene for her injuries by FM Ambulance, She stated that her fiancé, identified as Grant Poyner, 47 years of age, from West Fargo, was still in the residence at this time. Officers then tried to make contact with the male with no response. A key was provided by the female so officers could make entry into the residence where the male was found deceased with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The female was then transported to Sanford Hospital where she was treated and released for non-life threatening injuries. Investigation is ongoing by the West Fargo Police Department.

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