The Rock County Sheriff's Department says the shooting incident was an attempted murder/suicide.
According to Sheriff Robert Spoden, officers were called to the home at around 8:15 a.m. for a report of a shooting. The SWAT team was deployed, and found Gestrich shot to death in a barn.
Bellard was still alive when police found him and he was taken by medical helicopter to the University of Madison hospital.
The Sheriff says it appears that no one else was involved in the incident.
An autopsy on the victim is scheduled for later today.