(DigitalJournal) A knife-wielding Native American man was shot and killed by South Dakota police a day after attending an anti-police brutality protest in the state's second-largest city.
The Rapid City Journal reports 30-year-old Allen Locke was shot by Rapid City Police officer Anthony Meirose in a house at the Lakota Community Homes off North Haines Avenue on Saturday evening.
In a press release, Rapid City Police stated Meirose was called to the scene to remove a person from a residence at 541 Paha Sapa Road at about 6:10 p.m. There, the officer encountered a belligerent Locke, who allegedly charged at him with a knife. Meirose shot Locke "up to five times," according to police.
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