DCI investigating Labor Day weekend shooting death in Arlington

The victim, who died in transport to a hospital, was identified as a male in his 20s.

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ARLINGTON, S.D. — The state's highest law enforcement agency traveled to Arlington over the holiday weekend to investigate a shooting death.

Shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday, agents with the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) were called to Arlington — a city of roughly 1,000 on the border of Brookings and Kingsbury counties — after a report of a shooting.

According to a press release from the DCI, authorities discovered one victim who had sustained life-threatening injuries. Medical aid was rendered, but the man died in transport to a hospital.

On Monday, Kingsbury County Sheriff Steve Strande identified the victim as Remington Bickett, an Arlington man in his 20s.

The DCI has taken over the investigation, which remains ongoing. Though the agency did not indicate whether any suspects or persons of interest have been identified or taken into custody, it stresses that there is no danger to the public.


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