Rapid City man arrested in connection with overnight homicide

Sharp, Jason

Photo of Jason Sharp courtesy of PennCo Sheriff

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Rapid City man has been arrested in connection with an incident late Tuesday night that left a 19 year old male dead from a gunshot wound.

The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide which occurred at a mobile home residence at 8980 S. Highway 16 in Rapid City. The incident was reported Tuesday, November 24, about 11:36 p.m.

Jason Ray Sharp, 43 of Rapid City has been arrested and faces charges of 2nd degree murder (depraved mind). Sharp is in custody and there are no threat to the public from this incident.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.

The Pennington Sheriff’s Office and Rapid City Police Department continue to jointly investigate the circumstances surrounding this homicide. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

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