Weather Alert

BREAKING-arrest warrant issued for South Dakota man in the shooting death of an Austin man early Saturday morning

An arrest warrant has been issued for a South Dakota man who is a suspect in the early Saturday morning shooting death of an Austin man.  

Austin Chief of Police Dave McKichan reported that an arrest warrant for 2nd degree murder has been issued for 18-year old Miguel Nunez Jr., of Sioux Falls, South Dakota in the case involving the shooting death of 45-year old David Harris, of Austin at a residence in the 100 block of 12th St. NE in Austin just after 1:00 a.m. Saturday morning.  McKichan stated that Nunez is considered extremely dangerous and should not be approached, and anyone having information on his whereabouts should call law enforcement. 

Chief McKichan stated that the incident is being investigated as a homicide, and he added that further details are still not being released as this remains an active and ongoing investigation. 

Connect With Us Listen To Us On