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Curtis James Meyer, 37
Mitchell, South Dakota
September 04, 2015

Agencies: Mitchell Police Department South Dakota

Last updated: 7 months ago

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A Mitchell Police officer shot and killed an armed suspect with the suspect's gun early Friday morning.

At approximately 1:52 a.m. Friday, Mitchell Police responded to a disturbance at a home on the 500 block of North Mentzer Street.

During a struggle, Officer Russ Stevenson shot and killed armed suspect 37-year-old Curtis James Meyer.

No charges have been filed. 

The Division of Criminal Investigation is expected to issue a case report and summary within 30 days.

Since 2009, 20 officer-involved shootings have been reported in South Dakota. Of those, 11 were fatal.

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