Keystone man convicted of manslaughter

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Pennington County jury has found 22-year-old Maxton Pfeiffer of Keystone, S.D., guilty in the 2018 shooting death of 19-year-old Ty Scott.

Pfeiffer was charged with first-degree manslaughter for recklessly shooting Scott on June 13, 2018.

First-degree manslaughter and murder differ in intent or premeditation. Under South Dakota codified law, manslaughter is causing death “without any design to cause death, but by means of a dangerous weapon.” (SDCL 22-16-15(3))

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