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Rapid City Police searching for suspect in shooting of child

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Shooting Suspect

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Police in Rapid City have released the name of a man in connection with the shooting of a 6-year-old boy Friday morning at a Rapid City home.

According to a social media post by the Rapid City Police Department, they are looking for Lyle Blue Legs III. Blue Legs also goes by the nickname Yamni.

Police say people should not approach Blue Legs. Anyone with any information about Blue Legs’ whereabouts should contact the Rapid City Police Department at 605-394-4131. An anonymous tip can also be submitted by texting the letters ‘RCPD’ and the information to 847411.


RAPID CITY, S.D. – Police in Rapid City are investigating a shooting involving a 6-year-old child.

Police say the boy was shot at a Rapid City home shortly before 9:00 o’clock Friday morning.

They say the child was taken to the hospital with a serious, but non-life-threatening gunshot wound. They did not release where the child was shot. The shooting was at a home on the 100 block of East Signal Drive

Police have obtained a photo of the shooting suspect as he was running from the scene.

Anyone with any information about the suspect’s identity or whereabouts should contact police immediately at 605-394-4131.


Rapid City, US
6:03 am, September 23, 2023
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Avery Fogelman

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