A Sioux Falls teenager is behind bars after shooting at a Sioux Falls home occupied by 10 people early Tuesday morning.

Dakota News Now reports the shooting occurred around 4:30 AM on Tuesday,  (January 2) in front of a mobile home located on the 6300 block of West Grove Place.

The police report states the incident began after the driver of a vehicle involved encountered another car with a group of people inside they were familiar with.

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A passenger inside the second vehicle, 18-year-old Sheldon Wayne Stewart of Sioux Falls, pointed a gun in the direction of the driver of the first vehicle, which prompted the driver and his passengers to flee back to their home on West Grove Place for safety.

The second vehicle with Stewart inside pursued the first car back to the home on West Grove Place and began firing shots at the passengers of the first vehicle before they had a chance to enter the home.

The vehicle carrying Stewart left the scene, only to return 15 minutes later. Upon returning Dakota News Now reports, that a series of gunshots were once again fired in the direction of the home on West Grove Place, prompting the residents inside to notify authorities.

Sioux Falls police eventually found the second vehicle outside a home at 11th and Grange and took Stewart into custody.

According to Dakota News Now, Stewart is being charged with several counts of aggravated assault, discharging a firearm at an occupied structure, and abuse or cruelty to a minor.

The car that contained Stewart did have young children inside it at the time of the shooting. However, the driver of that vehicle was not arrested.

Dakota News Now reports that the home on West Grove Place also had several young residents inside at the time of the incident. Multiple teenagers between the ages of 15 to 17 years old. There was also a 2-year-old girl, an 11-year-old girl, a 20-year-old male, and a 36-year-old woman inside.

Source: Dakota News Now

The 10 Most Redneck Towns in South Dakota

Are you a 'Redneck?' I guess to some people, all of us in South Dakota are rednecks.

If we use the Jeff Foxworthy Scale of Redneckeness, I have, in fact, been too drunk to fish. So by definition, I am a redneck. And so are many people I know.

Not that being from the country is a bad thing, and it can be fun to poke fun at ourselves.

With that in mind, we found that the folks at RoadSnacks put together a list that claims 'These Are The 10 Most Redneck Cities In South Dakota.'
What is a Redneck?

The dictionary says that a redneck is someone "...who lives in a small town or in the country, especially in the southern U.S., who typically has a working-class job, and who is seen by others as being uneducated and having opinions and attitudes that are offensive."

Well, a few things. First, South Dakota isn't THAT kind of 'south.' We're to the south of North Dakota, but to the north of 'The South.'

Plus that definition sounds awful mean and serious. I thought we were having fun here.

RoadSnacks leaned into the funny, Jeff Foxworthy-based version of a redneck. Then they rounded up select data on places in SD to determine their rankings. RoadSnacks Redneck Criteria:

  • Small towns
  • Least amount of high school graduates
  • Number of bars per city
  • Number of mobile home parks per capita
  • Number of tobacco stores per city
  • Number of places to get fishing gear
  • Number of guns and ammo stores per city
  • Walmarts, Bass Pro Shops, and dollar stores nearby

Gallery Credit: Ben Kuhns

New Sioux Falls Residents are Moving from these 5 Cities

Before we get to the top 5, here's an honorable mention that's a bit surprising:

20) New York City: Sioux Falls gained 83 new residents in the latest census, according to Stacker.

Gallery Credit: Andy Gott

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