The City of North Branch has reported that a man died in their municipal liquor store Monday.
According to a press release, the victim suffered an unreleased medical issue while at the check out just after 5:00 p.m.
Deb Dahlberg the liquor store manager praised her employees for their quick reaction.
"I would like to express my pride and admiration for the liquor store staff members that immediately jumped into action, utilizing AED/CPR training provided by the City of North Branch through Lakes Region EMS and our annual internal A.W.A.I.R training," said Dahlberg.
Staff initially provided CPR to the victim before resuscitation attempts were taken over by the police, fire department and EMTs.
The victim was declared dead at the scene after efforts from first responders failed to resuscitation the man.
Dahlberg thanked the first responders and offered condolences to the victims family.
She said, "I thank all of the City of North Branch departments, and other necessary outside resources, for their assistance. The entire staff of the North Branch Municipal Liquor Stores offers their prayers and condolences to the deceased and his family."