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19-year-old dies of gunshot wound overnight in Rapid City, suspect arrested

Published: Nov. 25, 2020 at 2:20 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 25, 2020 at 2:21 PM CST
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Pennington County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Rapid City man for shooting and killing a 19-year-old.

At 11:36 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, Pennington County Police responded to the shooting and arrested Jason Ray Sharp, 43, of Rapid City.

Sharp is facing charges of Second-degree murder and is in custody, and there is no threat to the public from this incident.

The young man’s identity who died from a gunshot wound is being withheld pending notification of family.

The Pennington Sheriff’s Office and Rapid City Police Department continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this homicide jointly. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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