Update: Pierre teen charged with first degree murder in shooting
16-year-old Dalton Williams was fatally injured Tuesday evening by what appeared to be a gunshot wound, according to Pierre's Police Department. Williams was a sophomore at Riggs High School in Pierre.
Braiden McCahren, also 16, was taken into custody and has been charged with Murder in the First Degree. He is currently being held in the Hughes County Shelter Facility.
The investigation is continuing and is being conducted by the Pierre Police Department and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation.
Authorities have determined this is an isolated incident and there is no further threat to the public. Law Enforcement authorities, Pierre School District personnel, and representatives from the mental health community are conducting a coordinated effort to provide support to the schools and community.