ORONO, Minn. --Two people are dead after police responded to a police call in Orono Friday night.

Orono police said officers were called to the 1000 block of Heritage Road just before 9 p.m.

When they arrived they found a man in the front yard of the home holding a handgun. Shots were fired and the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers then entered the residence where they found the body of Dr. Stephen Larson, a physician at OBGYN Specialists in Edina. Police said he was shot prior to police arrival.

One of Dr. Larson's daughter's told KARE 11,"I would like you all to know what a wonderful man, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend he was, even to those he didn't really know. Very huge heart that man had and I'm proud to have been given that same heart."

No officers were injured.

The incident is under investigation by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.

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