MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities are investigating after a 73-year-old man was found dead in his tree stand from a gunshot wound Monday morning in northern Minnesota.

The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office responded at about 10:18 a.m. to a report of Cloquet man who was deer hunting and had been found dead in his deer stand from a gunshot wound. Deputies as well as Cromwell Fire and Amublance and officers with the Minnesota DNR found the man dead.

Authorities say the incident is still under investigation. The man has not been identified.

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