One person dead after apparent home invasion attempt in Ray, MN

By KBJR News 1

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One person dead after apparent home invasion attempt in Ray, MN

July 27, 2014 Updated Jul 27, 2014 at 11:47 PM CDT

Ray, MN (NNCNOW.com) - One person is dead after an apparent home invasion attempt in Northern Minnesota resulted in a shooting.

According to the Koochiching County Sheriff's Office, a deputy was called to the 5700 block of Highway 53, in Ray, around 6 Saturday morning.

There, the deputy located the suspect who had been shot inside the home.

Through investigation, officers say they learned that the suspect, whose name and gender have not been released, had entered the home by asking for help, and then assaulted the female home owner.

The owner's son interjected and shot the suspect, who was transported to the Rainy Lake Medical Center where the suspect died from the injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. More details will be released after an autopsy and positive identification is made.

Billy Wagness
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