Stearns County death ruled a suicide

Update: Officials said based on the investigation, the man's death was ruled a suicide.

Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead Friday evening in Stearns County, Minnesota.

According to the sheriff's office, at about 5 p.m., dispatchers received a call about a person found lying on 150th Street in Luxemburg Township. The caller, a passerby, said the person appeared to have been shot and looked deceased. 

When officials arrived, they found a man dead in a field approach, with a vehicle parked nearby. 

The case is under investigation.