DCI to investigate fatal officer-involved shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead.

The incident started Thursday night when police were called to an area in west-central Sioux Falls, near Axtell Middle School.

Around 10:45 Thursday night, Sioux Falls police were called to West 6th Street, to check on a person.

Authorities say when officers arrived, a man, armed with a knife, confronted them.

“It turned into a physical struggle,” said Chief Jon Thum.

An officer then shot the man. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.