Bond set for Colorado man in South Dakota hotel shooting
Monday, 17 August 2015 10:49
Nineteen-year-old Jordan Mercure, of Fort Collins, Colorado, faces a felony aggravated assault charge and several misdemeanors in the early Saturday shooting at the Hampton Inn and Suites.
Mercure is accused of shooting Curtis Paysen in the head during an alleged alcohol-fueled argument. A spokeswoman for Avera Health in Sioux Falls told the American News that Paysen has been upgraded from critical to good condition.
Mercure appeared in court Monday with his attorney but did not enter a plea. He faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted of aggravated assault.
Mercure and Paysen attended high school together in Aberdeen.
Body of missing woman recovered from Pactola Reservoir
Monday, 17 August 2015 10:35
Searchers have recovered the body of a Rapid City woman who went missing after a boat crash on Pactola Reservoir.
The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says searchers on Monday used a remotely operated underwater vehicle to locate the body of 33-year-old Gabrielle Fisher.
The Burleigh County Sheriff's Department and the Bismarck Rural Fire Department in North Dakota sent personnel and equipment to the scene to help in the search.
Fisher was one of two people on a boat that collided with a personal watercraft Friday. The personal watercraft driver is facing charges of boating under the influence and manslaughter.
Jody Kreycik made his initial court appearance Monday but did not enter a plea. He faces up to 11 years in prison if convicted.