UPDATE: One person dead in officer involved shooting in Sioux Falls

August 10, 2022

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A shooting involving law enforcement outside a fast food restaurant in Sioux Falls has left one person dead.

Local police say Sioux Falls officers and a Minnehaha County sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday outside a Burger King when at least one individual fired at the officers.

Authorities say law enforcement returned fire and one person was fatally shot.

Officials did not say who was killed or describe his or her role in the incident.

Witnesses say about 10 to 12 gunshots could be heard.

Investigators cordoned off the area around the Burger King, including yellow police tape at the drive-thru.

Patrons of the restaurant waited in their vehicles to be cleared from the scene.