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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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Attorney General's Office to Review Officer Involved Shooting in Rapid City

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 Thursday, April 27, 2017, at approximately 5:09 p.m (MST).  The incident occurred at 1751 Harmony Heights Lane in Rapid City.

The Rapid City/Pennington County Special Response Team and the SD Highway Patrol Swat Team responded to a barricaded resident at this apartment complex. The situation escalated resulting in a Trooper firing his duty weapon at the subject.   

The male subject identified as Tim A. Holmgren, 53, Rapid City, died at the scene.

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 for a final determination on the officer’s action. The release of the summary is anticipated within 30 days.