HERON LAKE — A child was killed Wednesday in Heron Lake after being struck by a bullet, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reported in a Friday morning press release.

The Heron Lake Ambulance, Heron Lake Police Department, and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded Wednesday to a 911 call in Heron Lake for an injured child, the press release said, A weapon was discharged inside the home, the release added.

The child, whose age and identity were not released, was transported to the Windom Area Hospital and was later pronounced dead. The incident remains under investigation.