Local Man Injured In South Dakota

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — A local man has been injured in an apparent accidental shooting in South Dakota.

According to a report from the Associated Press, officials in South Dakota say 48-year-old John Ellis of South Connellsville was one of three tourists hurt Friday night in Hill City, S.D.

They were at a staged Old West-style shootout as part of a charity fundraiser when they were hurt, the Associated Press reports.

A sheriff’s spokesman says the injuries are not life-threatening.

The other two injured men were from Nebraska and Minnesota.

Rapid City Journal: “Tourists hurt in Hill City’s staged Western shootout”
Rapid City Journal: “Hill City shootout victims in fair condition”
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