On May 15 at approximately 3:46 p.m. the Redwood Falls Police Department, North Ambulance and the Redwood County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence on the 300 block of Union Drive for a call of a male with a gunshot wound.  

Upon arrival North Ambulance personnel evaluated the 19-year-old male and determined he was deceased. Officers spoke with family members who were present and seized a firearm which was located near the body.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notifications.  An autopsy of the victim is underway.

The incident is under investigation, but based on preliminary information we do not believe there is any threat to the public.