Update: Person of interest surrenders to Sioux Falls Police
UPDATE: Person of interest in the Brule County homicide has surrendered peacefully to Sioux Falls Police just before 10:30 p.m., Thursday night.
Sioux Falls Police say Kent Davidson was taken into custody from an apartment near 500 W. 16th Street. Davidson exited the residence peacefully. The on going investigation is being conducted by the SD Division of Criminal Investigation.
Thursday, Sioux Falls Police Department received information that Kent Davidson, age 36, might be in the Sioux Falls Area. The DCI is conducting a death investigation near Chamberlain, and Davidson is a person of interest. Through investigation, police along with assistance from the Minnehaha County Sheriffs Office, and local DCI agents were able to determine that Davidson was at an apartment in the 500 Block of W. 16th Street.
Because Davidson is considered armed and dangerous, the Sioux Falls Police Department SWAT Team was activated as well and responded to the residence. The standoff is continuing and the public is asked to avoid the area while this is ongoing.
A person who lives in the area called the KSFY Newsroom saying she was cleaning in her yard when law enforcement told her to go inside and lock her doors.
KSFY News has a crew at the scene. Stay with KSFY News on air and online for any updates.