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Thumb killed in shooting at Rindy's Bar

Suspect, Nicholas Poitra, apprehended after 65-hour-long manhunt

Shortly after 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, law enforcement responded to a shooting at Rindy's Bar in Sheyenne, N.D. that left one man dead.

The victim was identifed Monday as 30-year-old Troyal Thumb of Sheyenne.

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, 45-year-old Nicholas Poitra, the man authorities allege shot and killed Thumb, was taken into custody after a 65-hour-long multi-agency manhunt.

Eddy County Sheriff P...