Authorities find 1 dead in house fire, 1 suffering from gunshot wounds near Bemidji

The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead and another is injured after a residential fire and possible shooting early Sunday morning.

At about 12:34 a.m., the Beltrami County 911 center received a call from an adult caller reporting gunshot wounds and a residential fire. The incident occurred along the 11000 block of Trengove Road NW in Grant Valley Township, located about 10 miles west of Bemidji.

Police say, when deputies arrived, they found a residence fully engulfed in flames and an adult male in an adjacent outbuilding suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Sanford-Bemidji Emergency Department where he underwent treatment. His condition and his identity are unknown at this time.

After the fire was extinguished, a body was located inside the residence. A pending autopsy and identification of the individual will be conducted by the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office.

The investigation remains ongoing and no further information is being released at this time.