Eagle Butte man to stand trial in April for standoff and shootout



     PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - An Eagle Butte man is scheduled to stand trial April 8 on federal charges stemming from a fatal shootout and standoff in late October. 
 
     Twenty-seven-year-old Jason Todd Garreau is charged with 19 federal counts related to the Oct. 30 shootout in Hyde County and an Oct. 31 standoff with law enforcement at a Pierre trailer court.
 
     During the shootout, 24-year-old John Garreaux, of Dupree, was killed. In the nine-hour standoff at the Pierre trailer home, two police officers were wounded by gunfire.
 
     Garreau also has been charged in Hughes County court with two counts of attempted first-degree murder for the Oct. 31 standoff. 

     
 AP-WF-01-08-14 

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Locations : Hughes CountyHyde CountySouth Dakota
People : Jason Todd GarreauJohn Garreaux
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