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Rapid City home invasion: homeowner released from hospital

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The Rapid City homeowner who killed his alleged attacker is out of the hospital.

Rapid City police spokesperson Tarah Heupel says 69-year-old Thomas Wilson was released from the hospital Tuesday night.

He was rushed to the hospital early Tuesday morning after police responded to a shooting at Wilson's home.

Police say Wilson was beaten with a blunt object during a home invasion and robbery.

During the robbery, the alleged intruder 21-year-old Dallas Two Bulls was shot and killed by Wilson.

Police don't expect to release any more information concerning the investigation Wednesday.

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Rapid City police detectives continue to investigate a shooting at 1121 Riley Court. Based on evidence at the scene and preliminary investigation, police believe this case to be a home invasion and robbery.

During the robbery, the alleged intruder beat the homeowner severely with a blunt object before the homeowner shot him several times. The homeowner, Thomas Wilson, age 69, was treated at the hospital for serious injuries.

Police have identified Dallas Two Bulls, age 21 of Rapid City, as the man who died this morning from gunshot wounds.

This case is still in its early stages, and remains under investigation by the Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff's Office. No further information is available at this time.

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(Original story)

At 4:43 a.m. on Sept. 25, Rapid City police were called to 1121 Riley Court for a report of a shooting. Responding officers found a 21-year-old male on scene with three gunshot wounds; he died at the scene.

In addition, a 69-year-old male was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. 

The Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff's Office are continuing to investigate, and anticipate releasing additional information later Tuesday.

 

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