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FBI releases name of Ft. Thompson shooting victim

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FBI authorities confirmed the name of the man shot by law enforcement during a chase north of Ft. Thompson Oct. 30.

John Garreaux, 24, of Dupree was killed after "engaging law enforcement" just a week before his 25th birthday.

Following the pursuit and killing of John Garreaux, Jason Todd Garreau, 27, held police in a nine-hour standoff. Jason was wanted by police for questioning in regards to the pursuit.

During the standoff, Jason shot a Pierre police officer, who was treated at a local hospital and released.

Jason Garreau was charged with six felony gun-related charges resulting from the standoff.

FBI officials have not released any more details on the Oct. 30 incident.


Note: FBI officials confirmed that John Garreaux and Jason Garreau are the correct spellings of the names.

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