Monday, February 6

DCI investigating fatal shooting near Sioux Falls Burger King

South Dakota’s Department of Criminal Investigation is investigating after a shooting involving police Tuesday evening at a Burger King near 12th Street and Kiwanis Avenue left one person dead.

It’s the fifth police shooting that’s occurred within the city since the end of March, and the seventh since October 2021. Four of those seven have involved the death of a person, according to Argus Leader reporting.

Officers with the Sioux Falls Police Department and a deputy with the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop at about 5:40 pm Tuesday on a vehicle at W. 12th St. and S. Williams Avenue when at least one subject “engaged officers and the deputy with a firearm,” according to a press release from Sioux Falls Assistant Police Chief Nick Cook.

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