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Bond set at $250,000 for Dell Rapids men connected to shooting

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A judge set bond at $250,000 for the two Dell Rapids men arrested for their connection in Monday's fatal shooting.

Kevin James Rice, 20, and Douglas Peter Scholten, 20, both of Dell Rapids are held on charges of 1st Degree Burglary, 1st Degree Robbery and Aggravated Assault. Prosecutors said the men pose "a significant danger to the community."

Court documents say two others in custody -- Trevor Kruthoff, 17, and Brian David Anderson, 18, both of Watertown -- traveled to Sioux Falls to steal $100,000 from Jordan LeBeau, 20.

Today, a prosecutor for the state of South Dakota said that Kevin Rice gave Kruthoff and Anderson the weapon, and that Rice was behind the plans to rob LeBeau.

LeBeau was shot and killed during the incident. Authorities say his 48-year-old father, Jason LeBeau, was shot and wounded when he tried to help his son.

Court papers say Jason went to the basement of his home North Alaska Avenue to find his son restrained by duct tape, being beaten by two men. Jason attempted to fight the men.

The documents also say at some point during the confrontation, Anderson told Kruthoff to "shoot him." Kruthoff later admitted to his mother he did so.

When police arrived at the home, they found Jason had been shot in the arm, while another bullet was later found in his lung. Jordan's body was in the laundry room.

The two teenagers arrested Tuesday in Watertown face murder, attempted murder, assault, burglary and robbery charges. It was not clear if Anderson or Kruthoff had an attorney.

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