Ft. Thompson Shooting Suspect In Custody
by KDLT News
November 01, 2013 6:15 AM
The suspect in an ongoing Federal investigation into a shooting North of Forth Thompson was located in Pierre.
The standoff began Thursday afternoon and stretched into early Friday.
The Pierre Police Department says that the suspect, 27-year-old Jason Todd Garreaux from Eagle Butte, fired several shots at law enforcement, on which struck an officer. The officer received non-life-threatening injuries.
Garreaux is currently in custody at the Hughes County Jail. Garreaux is being held on a Federal detainer and further charges are pending. A joint investigation involving federal and state authorities is ongoing.
Officers evacuated the mobile home park and a nearby apartment building. Residents were moved to a nearby church where the Red Cross provided assistance.