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THREE NOW DEAD, TWO INJURED IN SOUTH DAKOTA SHOOTING

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THREE PEOPLE ARE NOW DEAD AND TWO OTHERS ARE INJURED FOLLOWING A SHOOTING TUESDAY EVENING AT A HOME NEAR CITY HALL IN SCOTLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA NORTHWEST OF YANKTON.

BON HOMME COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A REPORT OF SHOTS-FIRED AT THE HOME AND FOUND TWO PEOPLE DEAD INSIDE, AND THREE INJURED.

ONE OF THOSE THREE LATER DIED AT A SIOUX FALLS HOSPITAL.

A MALE SUSPECT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN SCOTLAND.

AN INVESTIGATION CONDUCTED BY THE STATE D-C-I HAS LED TO THE ARREST OF 44-YEAR-OLD FRANCIS LANGE ON CHARGES OF THREE COUNTS OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER, TWO COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER AND FIVE COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT.

INITIAL INDICATION IS THE INCIDENT STEMMED FROM A DOMESTIC-RELATED ALTERCATION AND THERE IS NO ADDITIONAL THREAT TO THE PUBLIC.

UPDATED  10:51 A.M. & 3:15 P.M. 11/10/21

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TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD AND OTHERS ARE INJURED FOLLOWING A SHOOTING TUESDAY EVENING AT A HOME NEAR CITY HALL IN SCOTLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA NORTHWEST OF YANKTON.

A THIRD PERSON WAS AIRLIFTED TO A SIOUX FALLS HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES. TWO OTHER PEOPLE ALSO INJURED AND THEIR STATUS IS UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME.

A MALE SUSPECT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN SCOTLAND BY THE BON HOMME COUNTY SHERIFF AND ASSISTING LOCAL POLICE OFFICERS.

THE UNIDENTIFIED SUSPECT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT INCIDENT.

THE SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION AND HIGHWAY PATROL ARE ASSISTING THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE IN THE INVESTIGATION.

Thanks to Jerry Oster WNAX