State trooper shoots suspect in Rapid City chase



    RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper shot a person after a chase that ended on the west side of Rapid City. 
 
     The Pennington County sheriff says it started Monday afternoon in Meade County and finished near Interstate 90 and Deadwood Avenue when the suspect's vehicle crashed into the ditch. 
 
     Troopers arrested one of the men in the vehicle immediately. 
 
     But the other man ran away and was chased down by a trooper in the parking lot of the nearby Butler Machinery dealership. There was a confrontation and the trooper shot the suspect around 3:30 p.m. Mountain Time Monday.
 
     Authorities have not released the extent of the man's injuries.
 
     The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation is on the scene and investigating.
 
     
 AP-WF-10-01-13 0025GMT
 

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Locations : Meade CountyPennington CountyRapid CitySouth Dakota
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