Man shot by law enforcement arraigned on assault charges - KOTA Territory News

Man shot by law enforcement arraigned on assault charges


The man who was shot multiple times by law enforcement after allegedly threatening them with a rifle was arraigned on aggravated assault charges Monday morning.

Travis Ross, 43, is facing more than 200 years in prison for allegedly leading law enforcement on a pursuit and then pointing a rifle at them last June.

Monday, he pleaded not guilty to all six charges including 4 counts of aggravated assault.

A Department of Criminal Investigation or DCI report shows troopers and police shot off an estimated 47 rounds at Ross after he allegedly pointed a rifle at them.  He was hit four times.  The DCI investigation cleared the officers of any wrongdoing.

The pursuit started in Rapid City June 17th and ended on Highway 14/16 near New Underwood.

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