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DCI Investigating Shooting In Pennington County

The Department of Criminal Investigation is taking a look at an officer-involved shooting in Pennington County.  Just after 4 p.m. on Monday, a call came in of a possible intoxicated driver on Interstate 90. Shortly after, a deputy found the driver, 43 year old Travis Will Ross, near mile marker 77.  A pursuit began down the interstate and a second deputy and a member of the South Dakota Highway Patrol got involved. Around 5 p.m., spike strips were deployed.  The Pennington County Sheriff says the driver of the vehicle produced a weapon. Two deputies and the trooper open fired on Ross.  Ross was shot by authorities and transported by ambulance to Rapid City Regional Hospital. He is in serious condition with multiple gun shot wounds.  No law enforcement officers were injured.

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