32-year-old Tracy Laughlin in custody after fatal shooting


Tracy Laughlin

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — 32-year-old Tracy Laughlin of Rapid City has been taken into custody in relation to the April 9 shooting death of Jesus Vance at the South Dakota Rose Inn. She was arrested without incident around 11:40 a.m. on Monday, May 3, near the intersection of Eglin Street and East North Street.

Laughlin was located during a traffic stop with the assistance of the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Task Force, and has been booked into the Pennington County Jail for Aiding and Abetting Aggravated Assault, Aiding and Abetting Second Degree Kidnapping, and four additional warrants.

She has also been indicted on a charge of Aiding and Abetting First Degree Murder in relation to Vance’s death.

Laughlin is the final suspect police were seeking in relation to the shooting.

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