Man fatally shot in rural Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. ( – The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a male individual.

Brown County Chief Deputy Dave Lunzman confirmed that a man was shot and killed early Thursday morning during an altercation in rural Aberdeen. Lunzman said that at this time no arrests have been made, but that the public is not in danger.

The altercation involved two males. The other individual is being interviewed.

An autopsy will be conducted.

At this point, the incident is being treated as a homicide.

The name of the individual who was killed is not being released, pending notification of family members.