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Police investigate 'flurry’ of gunshots in southwest Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls police said officers heard gunshots near 41st Street and Louise Avenue early Wednesday morning and found shell casings in the area.
Sioux Falls police said officers heard gunshots near 41st Street and Louise Avenue early Wednesday morning and found shell casings in the area.(KSFY)
Published: Sep. 23, 2020 at 6:12 AM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Authorities say witnesses described a scene of an attempted shooting in connection to a report of shots fired in southwest Sioux Falls.

The incident took place near the Walmart on Louise Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police spokesperson Sam Clemens said witnesses told responding officers that it appeared one person was running, and another person was chasing them and firing a handgun.

“There was a flurry of gunshots, we didn’t have an exact number,” Clemens said. “Then everyone kind of disappeared and got into different cars.”

There have been no reports of injuries. Police found shell casings in the area.

Clemens described one vehicle as a light- or gray-colored car, and the other was a black car.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 605-367-7007

Sioux Falls police are investigating after a report of shots being fired near one of the busiest intersections in the city.

According to Lt. Kevin Henkel with the Sioux Falls Police Department, officers heard gunshots near 41st Street and Louise Avenue early Wednesday morning.

They found shell casings in the parking lot of Walmart and in the street near the store.

No injuries have been reported.

Sgt. Henkel is asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 605-367-7007.

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