User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


79° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Pine Ridge Shooting

May 14, 2003, 9:46 PM by Cindy Davis


A Pine Ridge man is on life support and fighting to survive after an early morning shooting. Now investigators are trying to figure out whether he shot himself or if someone else pulled the trigger.

Although authorities haven't ruled out gang activity, a dangerous game may play a role in this morning's shooting. People inside this house may have been playing a game that tempts death.

At five this morning, Pine Ridge police were called to this home, where they found a body. The man was dead, but later revived and taken to the hospital. The victim may have drawn an unlucky card in Russian roulette, played with a 22-caliber hand gun.

No witnesses have come forward, and because of conflicting stories, police can't say whether the gunshot was self-inflicted or fired by someone else.

Police aren't releasing the name of the victim who's on life support at Rapid City Regional, and because he may be the only witness, this shooting remains a mystery.

Authorities are investigating an unrelated pair of shootings that happened Monday at separate Pine Ridge homes. Nobody is hurt.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored
 

You may also like

Former Sioux Falls Teacher Sentenced To 15 Years

5/22/2015 11:04 AM

In February, Drueppel admitted she had a relationship with a student while working as a teacher at a Sioux Falls middle school.

Full Story
Elementary School's Playground Destroyed By Fire

5/23/2015 5:14 PM

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue put out a fire on the playground of Hawthorne Elementary Saturday afternoon that damaged the school.

Full Story
Police Officer Killed In Omaha Shooting

5/21/2015 5:42 AM

Police in Omaha, Nebraska, say a shootout between officers and a convicted felon has left an officer and the suspect dead.

Full Story
Sioux Falls Stabbing

5/23/2015 7:10 AM

Police are investigating an early morning stabbing in east Sioux Falls.

Full Story
Wagner Officer Punched During Traffic Stop

5/23/2015 7:14 AM

A police officer in Wagner was injured during a traffic stop Friday night when police say a suspect who ran a red light punched him in the face. 

Full Story


Events