Police investigating fatal shooting in Sturgis

STURGIS, S.D. — Sturgis police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning.

At 4:19 a.m. police responded to a 911 call reporting a homeowner shot someone who entered their residence. Officers arrived on scene and found a male with a single gunshot wound to the chest.

First aid was administered until he was transported by ambulance to Sturgis Regional where he died as a result of his injuries.

This is an active investigation being led by the Sturgis Police Department, Meade County Sheriff’s Office and South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation. Officials assure the public that this is an isolated incident and there is no active threat.

Names of the involved parties are not being released at this time due to the on-going investigation.

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