The Bell County Sheriff's Office is investigating a gruesome discovery at Belton Lake.

KWTX reports that a fisherman found the body of a shooting victim in the water near Sparta Valley Park around 8 AM Saturday, October 7. The victim reportedly had a gunshot wound to the head. An autopsy has been ordered.

Police told KCEN they could not confirm that the victim's death was being investigated as a homicide.

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