ERSKINE, Minn. --- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating reported trespassing and illegal hunting in Northwest Minnesota Tuesday.

According to a news release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, two men were arrested and charged for shooting a deer on private land in the Erskine area near 170th Avenue Southeast and 380th Street Southeast.

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Deputies responded after hearing gunshots on known private land. The Minnesota DNR and local conservation officers also responded to the scene.

A deer and rifle were seized at the scene, the release states. The names of the men arrested were not released Wednesday morning.