Man found dead of gunshot wound on Sioux Falls street

SIOX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest in a western Sioux Falls neighborhood. The Argus Leader report police responded to a call around 11:43 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a person lying in the street. Police Lt. Terrance Matia identified the victim as 27-year-old Mitchell James Houchins.

Police said the man was pronounced dead at a Sioux Falls hospital. Matia said police are certain it’s a homicide and not a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Matia said a suspect in the shooting is believed to be someone known to Houchins.