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A death investigation is happening in Brooklyn Park after a body was found in a creek. 

The inner Twin Cities suburb's police department says the body was found in Shingle Creek at about 2:45 p.m. The individual's age and identity have not been released, nor has a cause of death. 

"This incident is actively being investigated. Further information will be provided at a later time," Brooklyn Park police said. 

Specifically where in Shingle Creek the body was found has not been announced. 

Police were assisted by Hennepin County Water Patrol. 

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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