Sioux Falls Shooting Sends Man to Hospital on Mother's Day

Sioux Falls police investigate early morning shooting on Mother's Day, leaving one man hospitalized with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Authorities interview a person of interest, but no arrests have been made as the investigation continues.

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Sioux Falls Shooting Sends Man to Hospital on Mother's Day

Sioux Falls Shooting Sends Man to Hospital on Mother's Day

Sioux Falls police are investigating an early morning shooting that sent a man to the hospital on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12, 2024. The incident occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. in the area of 52nd Street and North Cliff Avenue.

Why this matters: This incident highlights the ongoing concern about gun violence in the community, particularly on a day meant to celebrate family and love. As the investigation unfolds, it may also raise questions about public safety and the effectiveness of law enforcement responses to violent crimes.

According to police, "several shots had been fired", and a man sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg. Other individuals involved in the incident had minor injuries from fighting. Authorities have been interviewing a person of interest, but no arrests have been made at this time.

The shooting took place on the same day as Avera's Annual Race against Cancer, an event that brings together thousands of people in the area who have been affected by cancer. Despite the pleasant weather expected for the morning race, participants will need to keep an eye on the skies later in the afternoon and evening.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, and more information is expected to be released during the Monday police briefing, which will be carried live on KELOLAND.com starting at 10:30 a.m. Police have not yet released the identity of the victim or provided further details about the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The early morning shooting on Mother's Day in Sioux Falls has left a man hospitalized with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and others with minor injuries from fighting. As the community comes together for Avera's Annual Race against Cancer, police continue to investigate the incident and interview a person of interest. Updates on the case are expected during Monday's police briefing.

Key Takeaways

  • Man hospitalized with non-life-threatening gunshot wound in Sioux Falls.
  • Shooting occurred at 1:30 a.m. on Mother's Day near 52nd St. and North Cliff Ave.
  • Several shots fired, others involved had minor injuries from fighting.
  • Person of interest being interviewed, no arrests made yet.
  • Investigation ongoing, updates expected at Monday's police briefing.