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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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AG Office to Review Officer Involved Shooting in Yankton

PIERRE, S.D Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the Division of Criminal Investigation, at the request of the South Dakota Highway Patrol, is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred Saturday, December 3, 2016, at approximately 10:21 p.m. 

South Dakota Highway Patrol attempted to make a vehicle stop that resulted in a pursuit that ended near 615 Green Street in Yankton. The incident escalated and resulted in a Trooper firing his duty weapon and shooting the subject.

The male subject identified as Curtis Wayne Adams, 58, Yankton, was transported to a hospital where he was being treated for his injuries.

At the completion of the investigation, the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation will issue a case report and shooting summation to be reviewed by the Attorney General and States Attorney for a final determination on the officers action. The release of the summary is anticipated within 30 days.