Gunshot victim turns up at Rapid City fire station, police investigating circumstances

Tuesday Update (10:30 a.m.): Rapid City police have recovered the gun involved in Monday’s shooting. According to Asst. Chief Scott Sitts, the shooting was a negligent discharge of a firearm.

Sitts says the investigation is still ongoing but criminal charges are not anticipated. He adds there is no danger to the public and that any weapons being handled should always be treated as loaded.


RAPID CITY, S.D. –  A juvenile is being treated for a gunshot wound after showing up at Rapid City Fire Station Four early Monday afternoon.

Police were called just before 1 p.m. for a report of a gunshot victim. Assistant Police Chief Scott Sitts tells NewsCenter1 the juvenile was transported to Monument Health and describes the injuries as not life-threatening.

Fire Station Four is next to Robbinsdale Park on East Fairmont Boulevard. Rapid City police are investigating the area nearby off Fairmont Court to determine the circumstances of the shooting.

Sitts adds there is no danger to the public. We will continue to update this article as we learn more.

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