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Hansen Indicted for Flandreau Shooting

Hansen Indicted for Flandreau Shooting

(Pierre) –  The Attorney General’s office announced today that Jeffrey Glen Hansen, 38, was indicted by a Moody County Grand Jury yesterday on multiple charges, all stemming from a shooting occurring in the early morning hours of May 23rd outside the Kickback Saloon in Flandreau.  Hansen was arraigned this morning in Circuit Court.

Hansen was indicted on five felony charges, including:

  • First Degree Murder, a Class A Felony, for the alleged murder of David Latham. 
  • Two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder, a Class 2 Felony, for the alleged attempted murders of Michael Wakeman and Arthur Schmidt.  Class 2 felonies carry a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison and/or a $25,000 fine.
  • Discharge of a Firearm at a Motor Vehicle, a Class 4 Felony, which would carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine.
  • Discharge of a Firearm at Occupied Structure, a Class 5 Felony, which would carry a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison and/or a $5,000 fine.

Jeffrey Hansen is currently in custody in the Minnehaha County jail.  He was denied bond at his initial appearance.  A July 9th status hearing has been set in front of Judge Rodney Steele.

Moody County State’s Attorney William Ellingson and Assistant Attorney General Paul Bachand are prosecuting the case for the State.