Reporting party and her daughter safely removed from home; male found in bedroom, dead from a gunshot wound.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office reports that a man is dead in a rural Crookston home after a report of a domestic assault Friday night, Dec. 22.

The PCSO received the call at 9:35 p.m. about the domestic assault in rural Crookston. Upon arrival, as a deputy attempted to make contact, a single gunshot was heard from inside the residence. The deputy subsequently located and removed the reporting party and her daughter. They were medically checked and released.

A male subject was subsequently located in a bedroom, dead from a single gunshot wound.

No names will be released until relatives are notified. The investigation is active.

Crookston Police, Minnesota State Patrol and Crookston Area Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.