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TOWNER COUNTY, N.D. – Four people were found shot to death in a North Dakota wheat field Monday, according to officials.

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In a news release from the Towner County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called out to a wheat field after reports of four unresponsive people. Once they arrived, the deputies located the four dead people.

According to KVLY, it appeared each of the four people were shot to death. Deputies found a gun in the possession of one of the people.

TCSO said that based on evidence from the scene, it appeared to be an apparent murder-suicide. They also said that the names of the individuals are being withheld per notifying the next of kin.

KVLY said that TCSO is working with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigations on this case.

No further information has been released, including the relationship between the four people or what may have led up to the incident.