UPDATE: 19-year-old employee struck by bullet outside Enemy Swim Day School


Authorities say a 19-year-old custodial worker tried to drive himself to a hospital after he was hit by a bullet outside Enemy Swim Day School.

According to the Day County Sheriff's Office and the Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribal Police, the man was on a perimeter check just before 10 p.m. Thursday when he was struck.

He was able to drive about two miles before he pulled over and called 911.

An ambulance took him to Sanford in Webster, and then flown by helicopter to Avera St. Lukes in Aberdeen. Authorities said he is in stable condition as of Friday.

The man told police he believes no one was near him when the incident happened.

It is unclear at this time whether this was a targeted or an accidental shooting. The investigation is ongoing.

Enemy Swim Day School is located about seven miles north of Waubay.


Authorities are investigating after a staff member of Enemy Swim Day School in northeast South Dakota was shot Thursday night.

According to school officials, the employee was shot while checking doors and windows outside the school around 9:55 p.m.

The FBI, along with tribal and local police responded to the incident. It is still unclear if any arrests have been made.

In a Facebook post, the school asked for prayers for a quick recovery for the employee who was shot.

Officials say Enemy Swim school is closed Friday. The school requested families who live near the school to keep children off school grounds.