Prosecutors charge man wounded in deputy-involved shooting
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Sioux Falls man who was shot and wounded by a deputy outside the Minnehaha County Jail.
State’s Attorney Aaron McGowan said Wednesday that an arrest warrant has been issued for 44-year-old George Lee Rinzy Jr.
Rinzy faces six counts of assaulting a law enforcement officer as well as charges of intentionally damaging public property and disorderly conduct.
Authorities allege Rinzy charged at officers with a knife when he was shot Tuesday. That happened after Rinzy allegedly broke a window in the door of the jail, injuring an officer with broken glass.
Rinzy remains in the hospital and will be arrested when his condition improves. His condition was not released.
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says the state Division of Criminal Investigation is reviewing the shooting.