Report of shots fired leads to short pursuit for RCPD

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City Police responded to a call about shots fired in south Rapid City early Tuesday, which led to a short pursuit.

According to Sergeant Marc Cote with the RCPD, officers responded to the 200 block between Saint Andrew Street and Saint Patrick Street around 2:30 Tuesday morning.

While investigating they found a black car leaving the area. They were able to stop the car but the driver attempted to flee the scene, leading police on a short pursuit before it crashed into a fence on Prairie Avenue.

One person was driving the car but they were not taken into custody. A firearm was recovered at the scene of the crash but no details at this time on whether or not it is connected to the report of gun shots.

This incident is under investigation and NewsCenter1 will continue to update this story as any new information becomes available.

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