- Associated Press - Friday, April 28, 2017

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - State investigators will review the fatal shooting of a man by a state trooper in Rapid City.

Attorney General Marty Jackley says the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation will step in at the request of the Highway Patrol. The fatal shooting happened Thursday about 5 p.m. following a standoff at an apartment complex.

Officials say Tim Holmgren called police to the apartment for a welfare check, then pointed a pistol at the responding officer, who retreated and called for backup. Officers from a number of agencies responded.

Police say the 53-year-old man waved the pistol outside his window and refused officer’s commands. Authorities say he was shot when he aimed the gun at officers. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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