- Associated Press - Sunday, February 28, 2016

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Rapid City police say an officer responding to a shooting near a homeless shelter shot the suspected gunman.

Police spokesman Brendyn Medina tells the Rapid City Journal (https://bit.ly/1LoJ550 ) the suspect shot a man Sunday afternoon outside the Cornerstone Rescue Mission.

Medina says a responding officer fired on the suspect after the man threatened him with a handgun.

The suspect and shooting victim were taken to a hospital. Information on their conditions wasn’t immediately available.

Medina says no officers were injured.

The officer’s name was not immediately released. The state Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating.


Information from: Rapid City Journal, https://www.rapidcityjournal.com

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