Police: Homicide investigation underway at Bismarck motel

Detectives are investigating a homicide at a motel in North Dakota's capital city Friday, police said.

According to a statement from police, officers responded to the Motel 6 in Bismarck about 12:40 a.m. on a report of a person who had been shot in the chest.

Police found a 28-year-old man dead from an apparent gunshot wound. According to the statement, officials believe it was a targeted attack and that there is no danger to the public.

Police did not say if detectives have identified a suspect. It's the fifth homicide in Bismarck this year.