September 15, 2020

$5,000 reward offered toward apprehension of murder suspect

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The Rapid City Police Department has secured approval from the Community Reward Fund to offer a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the apprehension of 22-year-old Jamys Flying Horse.

Flying Horse is wanted as the suspect responsible for a September shooting incident that took the life of one man and injured another at a residence in the 3400 block of Hemlock Street. A warrant has been issued for Flying Horse’s arrest for First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder, and Commission of a Felony with a Firearm.

The investigation into the fatal shooting is being conducted jointly between the RCPD and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office. It remains open and active. Information developed in the investigation suggests that Flying Horse remains in hiding in the Rapid City area.

“We are calling on the community to help us safely locate this dangerous individual,” says Captain John Olson, commander of the RCPD’s Criminal Investigations Division. “Someone out there knows where he is, and we’re hoping this reward will help them come forward and assist us in this investigation. To Mr. Flying Horse, we’re asking for your peaceful surrender. To those harboring Mr. Flying Horse, know that you can be held criminally accountable as an accessory to a felony.”

Anyone with any information about Flying Horse’s whereabouts should contact police at 394-4131. An anonymous tip can also be submitted by texting the letters ‘RCPD’ and the information to 847411. Flying Horse is considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached.

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