There was a scary situation to kick off the weekend in western Sioux Falls.

Two homes were targeted with gunfire in that region of the city on the evening of Friday, (December 15).

Dakota News Now reports the incident took place around 11:30 PM in the 6100 block of W. Chickadee Place. The police report states that two separate houses were shot at, one sustained three rounds of gunfire, while the other home was hit with five different bullets.

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According to Dakota News Now, both homes were occupied at the time of the incident, but fortunately, none of the occupants were harmed as a result of the gunfire.

A police investigation is still underway at this time, currently, authorities believe the gunfire originated from a vehicle that was driving through the neighborhood.

Police told Dakota News Now they still do not know who is responsible for the shooting or if multiple weapons were used during the incident. It's also not known if both homes were the desired target.

Authorities are still in the process of attempting to gather further information from surveillance camera footage that was captured in the area to help identify the suspect or suspects.

More information from Friday's shooting will be released to the public as it becomes available.

Source: Dakota News Now

10 Most Dangerous Cities in South Dakota

Cities on the east and west side of the Missouri River have made the latest list of South Dakota's Most Dangerous Cities for 2021.

Roadsnacks recently released its most 'Dangerous Cities' list and here in The Mount Rushmore state there are a few surprises, especially at the top. To determine the most dangerous cities in the state, Roadsnacks looked at the FBI's report on the latest violent crime, along with property crime statistics.

And surprisingly, the town with the most murders per capita in the state has less than 3,000 residents. Take a look at the list below.

For a look at the detailed list, visit Story Source: Roadsncaks

Worst Places to Live in South Dakota

A surprising town was named the worst place to live in all of South Dakota and the reason behind it is a bit unexpected.

Money Inc. made a list of the 20 worst cities and towns to live in all of South Dakota and no part of the state is left unmarked.

The list focused on a number of key factors, including crime rate, unemployment, low wages, and school funding.

So which city is the "worst" in South Dakota, according to the article? Read on:

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are not my own and are taken from a list provided by

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