Update: Police name suspect in shooting of child

A 6-year-old boy was shot at a home on East Signal Drive Friday morning
Police are searching for a suspect related to a shooting off of Signal Drive.
Published: May. 26, 2023 at 12:18 PM CDT
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Police released the name of a man in connection with the shooting of a 6-year-old boy Friday morning at a Rapid City home.

According to a social media post by the Rapid City Police Department, they are looking for Lyle Blue Legs III. Blue Legs also goes by the nickname Yamni.

Police say people should not approach Blue Legs. Anyone with any information about Blue Legs’ whereabouts should contact the Rapid City Police Department at 605-394-4131. An anonymous tip can also be submitted by texting the letters ‘RCPD’ and the information to 847411.

Original Story

A 6-year-old boy was shot at a Rapid City home shortly before 9 a.m. Friday.

According to a Rapid City Police Department social media post, the child has a serious but non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The child was taken to the hospital. Police did not release where he was shot.

The shooting was at a home on the 100 block of East Signal Drive

Police have obtained a photo of the shooting suspect as he was running from the scene.

Anyone with any information about the suspect’s identity or whereabouts should contact police immediately at 605-394-4131.