FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 29, 2016
CONTACT: Sara Rabern (605) 773-3215
PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Curtis Wayne Adams, Sr., on December 3, 2016, in Yankton, South Dakota. The Division of Criminal Investigation conducted the investigation at the request of the South Dakota Highway Patrol.
The incident occurred on December 3, after an attempted traffic stop near the intersection of Highway 50 and Highway 52 west of Yankton.
“It is my conclusion as Attorney General that Trooper Kayne Weaver was justified in firing his weapon and using lethal force. I would like to thank the South Dakota Highway Patrol and the Trooper for their service and complete cooperation in this investigation,” stated Attorney General Jackley.
Officer Involved Shooting Summary, Yankton, 12.03.2016