Rapid City Police report a juvenile shot on Friday

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KBHB) – Rapid City Police report schools in the north part of Rapid City were placed on secure status following the shooting of a juvenile in the area.

According to RCPD Support Services Captain Scott Sitts, around 9:30 a.m. Friday Morning, police were called to a residence near the intersection of North Maple Avenue and Surfwood Drive in response to a report that a juvenile female had been shot.

Upon arrival, police located the juvenile.

The juvenile was transported to Monument Hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries.

Authorities have identified the suspect in the case as 19-year-old Nathaniel Grey Eagle of Rapid City. Police consider him armed and dangerous and the public should not approach him.

Sitts emphasized that the area has seen a high number of shootings and gun-related incidents.

Police say 16-year-old McKenzie Garreaux died at a Rapid City hospital after receiving treatment for injuries sustained in the Friday morning shooting. Garreaux was reported missing by the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 20. Police arrested a 19-year-old Nathaniel Grey Eagle in the shooting. Charges are pending in the case. Police say a gun believed to be used in the shooting was located near the apartment complex.