Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office investigating a homicide

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that took place in Turtle River Township over the weekend.

Police received a report from a male subject stating he had been shot at a residence in the 11000 block of Chokecherry Dr NE around 3:30pm Sunday.

When they arrived, authorities found the man deceased.

Police say he was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy and formal identification.

No arrests have been made in connection to the shooting and the investigation remains ongoing.

The Sheriff’s Office believes the incident was isolated and there is not a threat to the public. However, police did use a brief CodeRed notification to the general area to shelter in place until it could be confirmed that there was not an active threat to the community.

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by the Enforcement Division of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Bemidji Police Department.

If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to contact police.