SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - A 19 year old Sioux Falls girl suffered a gunshot wound, that police describe as non-life threatening, early Friday morning in the third floor hallway of the Garfield apartments at 15th and Western.
Sioux Falls police say 25-year-old Eugene Garcia Junior and 20-year-old Kelvin Santos both of Sioux Falls are in custody.
Garcia, Junior is facing multiple counts of aggravatted assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Santos is facing multiple counts of aggravated assault and atteptiing to commit a felony with a firearm.
Lieutenant Galen Smidt says the shooting occurred near Garcia’s apartment. SWAT was called in to enter his room around 5:30 this morning but it was empty. He says the shooting was not random. Investigators are looking into what led up to the incident and the motive. The witnesses, the vicitm and Garcia and Santos are all acquaintances.
Detectives have talked with the victim but Smidt wouldn’t say what she said or where she was wounded.