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Fatal Shooting in Sioux Falls by Law Enforcement Ruled Justified

(Sioux Falls, SD) — A state investigation into the fatal shooting of a Sioux Falls man by a police officer and a Minnehaha Sheriff’s deputy has determined the shooting was justified. The shooting occurred on August ninth outside a Burger King in Sioux Falls. State Department of Criminal Investigation officials says 21-year-old Jacob Michael James was shot and killed after he fired several times at a Minnehaha County investigator. Sioux Falls Drug Task Force officials had been conducting a drug investigation in west Sioux Falls on the day of the shooting. After the report was released Friday, family and friends of James gathered outside the Burger King to march in protest of the investigation,. They said the case had not been transparent and still left questions unanswered.

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