BONNE TERRE — Two people were found shot to death early Monday in a rural area of eastern Missouri.

St. Francois County authorities received a call about a shooting around 6 a.m. Monday near Lake Primrose in St. Francois County, about 60 miles southwest of St. Louis.

Authorities in the county coroner's office confirmed the shooting but no other details were immediately released, including names and ages of the victims.