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Authorities arrest suspect in Sioux Falls shooting

Kenneth Norman
Kenneth Norman(Dakota News Now)
Published: Nov. 23, 2020 at 3:47 PM CST
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Sioux Falls Police say the suspect in a shooting in east-central Sioux Falls that sent a man to the hospital is in custody.

On Monday, police spokesperson Sam Clemens said the victim had fallen asleep in the back seat of a car in the area of 5th Street and St. Paul Avenue. Police say when the victim woke up, he realized he had been shot in the abdomen. The victim, a 30-year-old Rapid City man, remains hospitalized with serious non-life-threatening injuries.

Police respond to a report of a shooting in east-central Sioux Falls Monday.
Police respond to a report of a shooting in east-central Sioux Falls Monday.(Dakota News Now)

Authorities were able to identify a suspect through the investigation. Police say the suspect, 24-year-old Kenneth Gene Lee Norman, was the driver of the vehicle.

An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday and Norman was apprehended in the 1700 block of N. Mable Avenue. He was arrested on a couple of alternate counts of aggravated assault. He is being held on a $50,000 cash bond.

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