RICE -- The death of a Rice woman has the Benton County Sheriff's office looking for answers.

The incident happened at around 1:00 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Rockwood Estates mobile home park in Rice.

Sheriff Troy Heck says they received a call that a woman needed medical attention for a gunshot wound.

When officers and paramedics arrived the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Benton County Sheriff's Office is actively investigating the cause of the victim's death. Based on information gathered, officers say there is no danger to the general public.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Benton County Sheriff's Office at (320)-968-7201 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at (800)-255-1301.