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Two people are dead and one person was hurt after an early morning shooting on Saturday, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department Facebook page. 

A male suspect was found near the home and is in custody.

Officials said they got a 911 call at 3:02 a.m. of a shooting at 406 East Maple Street in the City of Abbotsford. 

According to the Marathon Co. Sheriff's Office Facebook page, two victims were found dead in the home and one person was transported to a nearby hospital for minor injuries.

The Marathon County Investigation Division said one female and one male were pronounced dead at the scene.  The victim sent to the hospital was a female. They also confirmed the suspect knew the victims. 

The Colby-Abbotsford Police Department, Clark and Marathon County Deputies responded to the scene according to the Colby-Abbotsford Police Department Chief of Police, Jason Bauer.

Bauer said the Colby-Abbotsford Police Department and the Marathon County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division are conducting the investigation. They are being assisted by the Wisconsin State Crime Lab, State Patrol’s reconstruction team, Marathon County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect is being held on two counts of first degree intentional homicide and one count of attempted first degree intentional homicide.

His initial appearance will be Monday at 2 p.m., according to the District Attorney's office. 

No other information is being released at this time. 

Stay with Newsline 9 for the latest on this developing story. 

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