Police Arrest 30-Year-Old Man In Fatal Watertown Shooting

WATERTOWN, S.D. – Watertown police have arrested a 30-year-old man for the fatal shooting of another man.

Police and paramedics were dispatched to the 600 block of 1st Avenue in northwest Watertown around 3:30 a.m. Friday. Police received a call from a male saying his roommate had been shot in the head. Arriving officers made contact with a 30-year-old and found another 30-year-old male inside with a fatal gun shot wound to the head.

Police arrested and charged 30-year-old Donald Vincent Herron with first-degree manslaughter and reckless discharge of a firearm. Herron is being held at the Codington County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond.

The victim is identified as 30 year-old, Seth James Murray of Watertown.

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WATERTOWN, S.D– Watertown Police Department and Paramedics were dispatched to the 600 block of 1st Avenue NW in Watertown around 3:37am Friday morning after receiving a call from a male saying his roommate had been shot.

Upon arrival, police made contact with the 30-year-old male who made the initial call as well as another 30-year-old male inside the residence who had a fatal gunshot wound to the head.

Watertown Police as well as the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation are on scene and they believe the public is not in danger. Authorities are ruling the shooting as a death investigation.

Stay with KDLT News for updates on this developing story.

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