NEW: Hunter shot and killed in western South Dakota

November 13, 2023

STURGIS, S.D. – The Meade County Sheriff’s Office says they are investigating a weekend shooting involving a hunter.

Sheriff Pat West says at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, the Meade County Sheriff’s Office Responded to an area north of Red Owl, South Dakota for a report of a hunter who had been shot.

Deputies arrived and found a male subject who had been shot one time, while he was walking through a field. The subject was identified as 30 year-old Dylan Evans of Piedmont, South Dakota. Evans had been hunting with several other subjects, including several juveniles when he was shot. Evans was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Meade County Sheriff’s Office says this is an ongoing investigation.