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Two men charged with illegally taking deer in Minnesota

ERSKINE, Minn. --- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating reported trespassing and illegal hunting in Northwest Minnesota Tuesday.

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File photo courtesy of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department

ERSKINE, Minn. --- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating reported trespassing and illegal hunting in Northwest Minnesota Tuesday.

According to a news release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, two men were arrested and charged for shooting a deer on private land in the Erskine area near 170th Avenue Southeast and 380th Street Southeast.

Deputies responded after hearing gunshots on known private land. The Minnesota DNR and local conservation officers also responded to the scene.

A deer and rifle were seized at the scene, the release states. The names of the men arrested were not released Wednesday morning.

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