DASSEL (WJON News) -- The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of a woman in Dassel Township.

Just after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday the sheriff’s office received a 9-1-1 call from a man who said he had shot his wife and requested a law enforcement response.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home in the 22000 block of 713th Avenue in Dassel Township. They found a woman dead in the home and took a man into custody.

Two children who were in the home at the time were not hurt.

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The Sheriff says the investigation is active and ongoing. Further information, including the identities of those involved, will be released at a later time. There is no threat to the public.  The MN BCA and Litchfield Police are assisting with the investigation.


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