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UPDATE: 3 sought in connection to Sioux Falls shooting

Police investigate the scene of a shooting at Starlite Place in Sioux Falls.
Police investigate the scene of a shooting at Starlite Place in Sioux Falls.(Dakota News Now)
Published: Aug. 11, 2020 at 4:35 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Police say they are still looking for three people in connection to a shooting that left one person injured in Sioux Falls, though many details surrounding the shooting remain unclear.

The shooting took place Tuesday at a home on N. Starlite Place, which is near the intersection of W. Burnside Street and N. Western Avenue.

Police spokesperson Sam Clemens said four men entered the home around 3:15 p.m. At least one of these men had a firearm. A man who was inside the home pulled out a handgun and shot one of the men who entered.

The four men who had entered the home then left in a 2004 Toyota Camry. They drove to a Sioux Falls hospital and dropped off the man who had been shot. Clemens said Wednesday morning that the man who was shot is still in the hospital, but he did not have details on his condition.

Police later found the Camry parked near 18th Street and Dakota Avenue. No one in the area had details about the car. Police are still looking for the other three men involved.

Clemens said the four men who entered the whole knew the people inside the residence, but their exact connection is unclear. It is unknown how many shots were fired. Police have not released any other details about the shooting itself. No charges have been filed.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 605-367-7007.

Police are investigating after a shooting at a residence in central Sioux Falls left one person hospitalized.

The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at a home on N. Starlite Place, which is near the intersection of W. Burnside Street and N. Western Avenue.

Police spokesperson Sam Clemens said the altercation involved two groups - four individuals who were outside the home, and two people who were inside the residence. At least one person in each group had a firearm.

The group of four people entered the home. During the altercation that ensued, someone who was inside the home shot and injured at least one of the people who had entered. The group of four then left in a red vehicle.

Shortly after the shots were reported, a vehicle matching the description of the car involved in the shooting dropped someone with a gunshot wound off at a Sioux Falls hospital. Clemens said police believe that victim may be one of the four who entered the home. The condition of the person who was shot is unknown.

Clemens said no arrests have been made, saying “there are a lot of things we don’t know yet.” He said it is still too early to determine what charges will be filed.

He said police are looking for the red vehicle in connection to the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 367-7007.

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