Man sentenced to life in prison in Sioux Falls homicide case

January 17, 2022

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man accused of opening fire on a group of people in Sioux Falls, killing one, has been sentenced to life in prison.

Ramon Deron Smith was sentenced in connection with the 2019 killing of Larry Carr Jr.

Smith was convicted of second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and aggravated assault charges in August.

Smith also was sentenced to 25 years on the aggravated assault charges to be served consecutively with his life sentence.

According to court documents, the shootings took place on June 8, 2019, when several men came to an apartment in Sioux Falls to settle a dispute and Smith opened fire on the group.