Second SD officer dies from shootout injuries
Officer Nick Armstrong, 27, died Sunday from a gunshot wound
By PoliceOne Staff
Hours after the funeral of Officer James Ryan McCandless, Rapid City Police Chief Steve Allender reported that Officer Nick Armstrong, who had been receiving treatment for a gunshot wound, had also fallen.
Armstrong, a two-year police veteran, was one of two officers injured, according to the Rapid City Journal. McCandless died immediately after the confrontation.
"Nick was a compassionate officer that treated everyone with the highest degree of respect," Allender said.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
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