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Mitchell authorities respond to scene of injured male Wednesday night

Paramedics transported the male, who was conscious, to Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, according to police.

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Mitchell Police responded to an injured male in the 1500 block of north Kimball Street just before 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 4. (Hunter Dunteman / Republic)

The Mitchell Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of an injured male in the 1500 block of North Kimball Street just before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evening.

Upon arrival, a male was laying on the ground, bleeding, with paramedics tending to a wound on his back.

Paramedics transported the male, who was conscious, to Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, according to police.

Details regarding the incident or the extent of the male’s injuries were not available Wednesday night

Police had taped off multiple areas around the scene, including a grassy field near Meadowlawn Apartments. Police had also taped off two areas on the east side of Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School.

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Police were still on scene as of 9:45 p.m. Wednesday evening.

This is a developing story. Check back with mitchellrepublic.com for more.

A South Dakota native, Hunter joined Forum Communications Company as a reporter for the Mitchell (S.D.) Republic in June 2021 and now works as a digital reporter for Forum News Service, focusing on regional news that impacts the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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