Police ID Shooter in Rapid City Incident, Release Details
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Box Elder man who died in a Rapid City shooting that left another man critically injured.
Police say 42-year-old Anthony Valandra shot another man inside an apartment Monday night, then shot himself in the head after being wounded by a private security guard outside the building.
Valandra died at a hospital. The man he allegedly shot was hospitalized in critical condition. Authorities did not immediately identify him.
Police also say the security guard acted in self-defense, after Valandra shot at him and a bystander but missed.
Authorities say they found items in the apartment related to illegal drugs. They say Valandra and the shooting victim have a criminal history involving drugs.
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