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Cass Lake woman killed in Sunday shooting incident

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported that a 22-year-old Cass Lake woman died Sunday as a result of an apparent gunshot wound.

Authorities responded to the report of the shooting at 3:16 a.m. Sunday, June 26. The suspect, a 27-year-old Cass Lake man, was taken into custody by Leech Lake Tribal Police officers in connection with the shooting. The suspect is being held in the Cass County Jail pending formal charges. Officers from the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Pike Bay Police Department and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension also responded to the shooting.

The incident remains under investigation with an autopsy pending. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of familymembers.