NEVIS, Minn. — Minnesota authorities are investigating the deaths of three people, including a gunman who led sheriff's deputies on a car chase while exchanging gunfire.

The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office says deputies responding to a shooting in the City of Nevis Thursday found a woman dead outside a home shortly before 8 p.m. Deputies pursued the suspect, who fled in the victim's car.

Authorities have not released the name and gender of the suspect or how the three deceased are related.

Authorities say the suspect shot at deputies during the chase and struck one of them. The deputy survived.

The suspect's car ended in a ditch. Authorities say the suspect left the car and shot at deputies before getting back in and was later found dead in the vehicle. Another person who was shot was also in the car.