Sioux Falls Man Shot By Officer Expected To Live

Officer Shooting-Beresford

Authorities have identified a man shot by a police officer in Beresford.

Authorities allege that 21-year-old Christopher Heuer, of Sioux Falls, was suicidal and was shot after he pointed a rifle at the officer Thursday.

Union County Sheriff Dan Limoges says Heuer was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening.

Authorities did not identify the officer.

The state Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into the shooting. That is standard procedure for such incidents.

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