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Man in hospital after shooting in Sioux Falls; girlfriend charged with aggravated assault


SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — Police say a 39-year-old woman is facing an aggravated assault charge for allegedly shooting her boyfriend.

Kellie Bingen, of Sioux Falls, was taken into custody Thursday night and arrested early Friday on one count of domestic aggravated assault.

Police say Bingen's 39-year-old boyfriend is being treated at a Sioux Falls hospital. The man's condition is not known, though police spokesman Sam Clemens said he was shot in the back with a .22-caliber handgun.

Authorities say the shooting occurred about 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bingen is being held in the Minnehaha County jail. Her bond is set at $5,000.

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