Rapid City Police investigating an officer involved shooting

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KBHB) – Law enforcement in Rapid City are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened Tuesday night.

Police say one person is dead after the shooting that happened on Haines Avenue.

Rapid City Police Chief Don Hedrick says they were called to a casino in the 1500 block of Haines Avenue shortly after 10:30pm Tuesday for a report of a male brandishing and firing a gun in the parking lot.

Hedrick says no officers were injured.

Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom says there was an active warrant out on the suspect for assault on law enforcement.

Thom says they are talking with witnesses who were on scene.

The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation will now handle the investigation into the incident.