Published July 20, 2016
PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION — Tragedy struck the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation when a 12-year-old girl was shot and killed in Pine Ridge, South Dakota on Wednesday morning.
Oglala Sioux Tribal law enforcement has not released the names of the victim or person who was arrested after fleeing the scene of the crime.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs said in a statement the girl was walking with friends when shot. The suspect fled, but was later arrested.
A call to the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s public affairs director was not returned to Native News Online by press time.