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October 31, 2013 10:08 AM

FBI Investigates Deadly Ft. Thompson Shooting

Fort Thompson, SD

The FBI is investigating a deadly shooting involving a federal law enforcement officer near Fort Thompson.

FBI spokesman Kyle Loven says a male suspect was shot and killed Wednesday by a federal officer.

The shooting happened following a pursuit of the suspect that started around 3:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon on Highway 34 in the Fort Thompson area. Loven did not provide any details about how long the pursuit lasted or why it was initiated.

The FBI is handling the investigation and is not releasing the name or age of the man who was killed at this point. Details about the agency the law enforcement officer worked for are not being released at this point either.

A viewer sent KELOLAND News this picture of the scene Wednesday.

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