Suicidal man shoots self near high school football game

October 1, 2018

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) — A suicidal man caused a stir when he shot himself near the site of a high school football game in Chamberlain after a chase with police.

The Daily Republic reports the Friday chase began at Lower Brule and ended in a practice field next to Chamberlain’s football stadium.

When authorities surrounded the vehicle, the man got out and shot himself, suffering minor injuries. The nearby players from Chamberlain and Winner who were warming up for the game fled from the area, and spectators moved behind the bleachers.

The game started about half an hour later than scheduled.


Information from: The Daily Republic, http://www.mitchellrepublic.com

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