- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 3, 2017

MADISON, S.D. (AP) - Authorities say a man suspected of shooting and wounding a South Dakota sheriff’s deputy is in custody after a lengthy standoff.

The McCook County deputy was shot around 2 a.m. Wednesday in an exchange of gunfire with the suspect south of Madison. Authorities were in a standoff with the suspect for more than 12 hours.

Officials say the deputy has been released from a hospital.

Lake County Sheriff Tim Walburg says the 37-year-old suspect from Montrose was cornered in a ditch. SWAT teams were brought in to negotiate, and the man was taken into custody around 3:30 p.m. without incident.

The suspect ran away after crashing his car following a pursuit by the deputy who was shot. The deputy initially tried to pull over the suspect for a traffic violation.

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