Man killed in shootout with Rapid City police identified

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The South Dakota Attorney General’s Office has identified the man who fired upon Rapid City police officers Wednesday evening.

Anthony Angel, 30, of Rapid City died Thursday as a result of injuries sustained the day before. Officials say officers with the RCPD “attempted to initiate a traffic stop which resulted in a confrontation” and gunfire was exchanged between Angel and the officers. 

Angel was shot and taken to Monument Health Rapid City hospital with “serious life-threatening injuries”, according to Rapid City Police Chief Karl Jegeris.

No officers were injured in the incident. According to a spokesperson with the RCPD, the officer who fired his weapon was put on administrative leave. He has not been identified.

The shooting is currently under investigation by the Division of Criminal Investigation. The DCI will issue a case report and shooting summation for review by South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg. A full report is typically issued within 30 days of an incident, according to Tim Bormann, Chief of Staff for the AG’s Office.

Categories: Crime, Local News, South Dakota News

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