YMCA shut down until 5 p.m.

The Minot Family YMCA will be shutdown until 5 p.m. today following a chemical release scare.

Capt. John Klug of the Minot Police Department said Minot firefighters were relieved after determining that someone had released pepper spray in one of the hallways and it dissipated, causing iritation.

The YMCA was evacuated and will reopen at 5 p.m.

Flint McColgan