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Officer shoots, kills man on Pine Ridge reservation, FBI investigating


An investigation is underway on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation after an officer shot and killed a man who drew a firearm, authorities say.

An officer with the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety was on patrol in Kyle Tuesday Night when he came across the man, according to U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler's office. The officer and man were having a brief conversation when the man drew a firearm on the officer.

The officer drew his gun and fired at least three rounds, Seiler said.


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