Minnehaha Deputy shoots armed domestic violence suspect

Sioux Falls, SD (KSFY) Sheriff Mike Milstead said a Minnehaha County Deputy shot and wounded an armed domestic violence suspect early Saturday.

Milstead said deputies were called to the scene of a violent domestic assault in the 6200 block of North Cliff Avenue at 1:25 a.m. Saturday.

When the first deputy arrived, Milstead said he was immediately confronted with a suspect armed with a weapon. The deputy shot the unidentified suspect, rendered first aid and the suspect was transported to the hospital. The suspect's condition or the extent of his injuries were not released.

Sheriff Milstead said under standard protocol with any deputy involved shooting, the state Division of Criminal Investigation was contacted and will be conducting an investigation.



 
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