Shooting on Monroe Street still under investigation

Around 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Rapid City police received a call about gunshots at a residence on Farlow Avenue.

Police reports show that 32-year-old Gilbert Mesteth IV of Rapid City had been identified as the alleged shooter and was placed under arrest for Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm by a Former Violent Offender, and violation of Parole.

After further investigation, police learned that witnesses stated that the shooting happened during an altercation between Mesteth and the victim on Monroe Street.

Police located the victim in a basement of a nearby residence with minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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