Pierre PD Releases Information on Tuesday Evening Shooting Incident

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PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Here is an update from the Pierre Police Department on an incident that was reported earlier this evening in Pierre:

On December 18, 2012 at 5:28 PM law enforcement officers from the Pierre Police Department, Hughes County Sheriff’s Office, and the South Dakota Highway Patrol responded to a call of a shooting in the 400 block of N. Buchanan Avenue. Our initial investigation showed that there were three male juveniles involved. They were acquainted with each other. One 16-year-old male received fatal injuries from a gunshot wound. One 16-year-old male is detained while the investigation continues. This case is being investigated by the Pierre Police Department and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigations. This was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

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