Three people found shot to death in Minnesota township

Published 5:52 pm Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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CENTER CITY — Minnesota authorities were investigating after deputies found three people shot to death at a small township north of Minneapolis.

The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that officers went to a home in Fish Lake Township Sunday morning after a family member reported not being able to reach people at the home.

Deputies found three people dead, apparently from gunshot wounds.

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The sheriff’s office said after a preliminary investigation indicates that the shootings were not a random incident.

No further details have been released.

Fish Lake Township is about 45 miles north of Minneapolis.