Brown County authorities investigate apparent murder

January 3, 2020

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP)–Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man after an altercation near Aberdeen.

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened early Thursday in rural Aberdeen. No arrests have been made, but Chief Deputy Dave Lunzman says they are interviewing the other man involved in the incident. An autopsy is planned.

The name of the man who died was not released.

For now, authorities are treating the death as a homicide.