Attorney general: Box Elder police fatally shoot man

 Photo of the scene courtesy of KOTA
Photo of the scene courtesy of KOTA (KSFY)
Published: May. 2, 2018 at 11:03 AM CDT
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South Dakota's attorney general says his office will lead the investigation into a fatal police shooting in Box Elder.

Marty Jackley's office says Box Elder police responded to a call for service Wednesday about 1:30 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time. Officers went to a mobile home in Valley Village.

Authorities say the situation escalated resulting in an officer fatally shooting a 44-year-old man who died at the scene. Officials did not provide details on what specifically happened.

The Division of Criminal Investigation in the AG's office will investigate and issue a report expected within 30 days.

The sheriffs' offices in Pennington County and Meade are assisting in this investigation.

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