Fatal shooting at Northfield, Minn. home

- Police in Northfield, Minnesota are investigating a shooting at a home that left one person dead Sunday morning. A woman in her 70s was taken into custody, but has since been released.

At approximately 7:50 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to a report of a home intruder shooting in the 1200 block of Jefferson Road. When police arrived, they found 61-year-old Lilly Marie Kirckof dead at the scene.

Despite initial reports, police do not believe the shooting was related to a home intruder. Police say the public is not in danger. Neighbors and police told Fox 9 the two women were living together.

The Northfield Police Department says they will not release any more information regarding the suspect or victims until investigators are able to gather more information and notify family members.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force is assisting with the investigation.

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