Suspect accused of shooting at police killed by officer; Second body found at scene

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — A suspect is dead after an officer involved shooting in western KELOLAND.

Rapid City police say they got reports of shots fired in the 800 block of East Minnesota Street around 5 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say when officers got there, a suspect started shooting at them from an apartment building.

Officials say the officers then went into the building and engaged the suspect, and the suspect ended up dying. The officers investigated further, and found another person inside. 

“Upon further investigation, our officers found a victim, also on the second story of the building. While life-saving measures were attempted, the victim was also deceased,” Rapid City Police Department Assistant Chief Don Hedrick said.

No officers were hurt during the incident. 

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