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Man Shot Dead After Alleged Domestic Assault Is ID’d

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(credit; Pope Co. Sheriff's Office)

(credit; Pope Co. Sheriff’s Office)

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities have identified the man who was found dead from a gunshot wound in Gilchrist Township Wednesday evening.

Twenty-five-year-old Anthony Ray Tullis, of Gilchrist Township, died as a result of a gunshot wound Wednesday evening.

According to police, at 11:24 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to a 911 call about a person who had been shot inside a rural Pope County residence.

Upon their arrival, deputies found Ivy Winter Reutzel-Morrell outside the home and Tullis inside the home.

Reutzel-Morrell told investigators that she shot Tullis.

Police said that Tullis forced Reutzel-Morrell into a bedroom in the home and repeatedly assaulted her over five hours.

During the time he also allegedly made threats to her life.

Reutzel-Morrell told police that at one point she was able to gain control of a rifle, which she used the rifle to shoot Tullis.

Reutzel-Morrell is not in custody.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is continuing to investigate.

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