One dead, one injured in Rapid City motel room shooting

April 12, 2021

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — One man was killed and another hurt in a motel room shooting in Rapid City on Friday.

Police received a call Friday afternoon of shots fired at the South Dakota Rose Inn.

Officers found a man shot to death in one of the rooms and another injured man in the area. He was taken to a hospital. Police declined to say how he was hurt.

Officers used surveillance video to identify a vehicle witnesses said fled from the hotel.

Police spotted the car Friday evening. A group of people got out and fled inside a home but later surrendered. The entire group was detained for questioning but not arrested.