Box Elder man identified as victim in fatal shooting

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UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Lake Taylor, 20, of Box Elder. His preliminary autopsy results show the cause of death to be from a single gunshot wound.


BOX ELDER, S.D. - Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting at an apartment complex in Box Elder.

According to the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, someone was shot to death at 308 Parker Drive. Deputies and Box Elder officers began their investigation around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Authorities aren't releasing any more details at this time, but they say there is no threat to public safety.

The Box Elder Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a joint investigation.

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