Chase Alan Fleischauer of St. Paul was found with a gunshot to the head in Richmond Township early Friday morning, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.
The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, along with New Richmond Police responded to a call asking for assistance involving a gunshot wound. Life-saving efforts were performed on Fleischauer before authorities arrived. The St. Croix County Medical Examiner pronounced him dead at 6:37 a.m. according to the press release.
The death has been ruled a homicide and is being considered a domestic-related incident. One person was taken into custody and remains at St. Croix County Jail. The incident is still under investigation and University Chronicle will post updates as more information is released.