Rapid City Police investigating following a shooting in the city

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KBHB) – Rapid City Police are currently investigating a shooting that took place near the intersection of North Maple Avenue and Van Buren Street.

Police say they were dispatch to the area around 10:00 a.m. this morning after receiving a report of a shooting that had just occurred.

Rapid City Police Chief Don Hedrick says the found one person suffering from a gunshot wound.

The person was suffering from serious, life threatening injuries.

Hedrick says witnesses told them a white Cadillac with paper plates was seen leaving the area.

Hedrick says they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting, but believe it may be drug-related.