The Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a male being shot in Pine Point, approximately 28 miles northeast of Frazee, Friday, June 3, at approximately 10:03 p.m.

The victim, Brian J. Bloom, 44, of Ponsford, was transported to Essentia St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes and later airlifted to a Fargo hospital. 

The Becker County’s Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Carsonville Fire and Rescue, White Earth Police Department, Detroit Lakes Police Department, Frazee Police Department, Frazee Rescue, Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Enforcement, North Memorial Ambulance and AirCare, and St. Mary’s EMS.

According to Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander, it is believed to be an isolated incident and the investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information should call the Becker County Sheriff’s Office at 219-847-2661.