Rapid City shooting investigation now a homicide investigation

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A 17- year old male from Box Elder has died of injuries suffered in a Tuesday night shooting. Rapid City police determined the shooting took place in an alleyway behind the 700 block of Blaine Avenue. The victim was taken to Rapid City Regional Hospital shortly after 8 pm Tuesday night and died early Wednesday morning. The incident marks the first homicide of 2019 in Rapid City.