The two suspects in the Friday morning shooting involving a 19-year-old woman are in custody Friday afternoon.
Kelvin Santos, age 20 of Sioux Falls was lodged in the County Jail for multiple counts of Aggravated Assault and Attempt to commit felony with a Firearm.
The second subject, Eugene Willis Garcia Jr., age 25, was also lodged on multiple counts Aggravated Assault including Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, with Extreme Indifference, and attempts to commit serious bodily injury. Garcia was also charged with Possession of a Firearm by a convicted Felon.
Police say a 19-year-old woman was taken to the hospital after a shooting in an apartment along Western Avenue Friday morning.
Police responded to the report of a shooting at 3:54 a.m. at 701 S. Western Avenue. They found the 19-year-old victim being helped by her friends in the parking lot.
The woman was taken to a hospital for what appear to be non-life threatening injuries, according to a news release from Sioux Falls Police.
The suspects turned themselves into authorities Friday afternoon. Before the suspects were in custody, police and SWAT teams followed a tip about the suspect's possible location in an apartment on 3rd Street & Fairfax in Sioux Falls.
The apartment was evacuated around 2:00pm; streets surrounding the apartment were also blocked off until about four in the afternoon. During the two hour barricade, Santos and Garcia turned themselves into authorities at different locations.
Thursday, December 12 2013 5:07 PM EST2013-12-12 22:07:29 GMT
Jason Todd Garreau
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