3 teens accused of trashing police interview rooms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Three teenage boys are accused of trashing two Sioux Falls police station interview rooms while they were investigated for firing a gun.

Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the boys, ages 16 and 17, destroyed the rooms by throwing tables and chairs and ripping soundproof material from the walls Monday. They’re also accused of spitting at and kicking officers.

Clemens says one of the boys accidentally fired a handgun at a duplex shortly after midnight Monday. No one was injured. An adult later called police and turned the gun over to officers. Police say the found another gun on one of the other teens.

Clemens says damage to the police rooms is estimated at $500.

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