A Yankton resident received an alarming awakening over the weekend when discovering a bullet had come through their apartment basement.
According to Yankton Police Chief Jason Foote, on Saturday morning just after midnight, Yankton police officers responded to a report of a gun shot inside a building in the 2900 block of Douglas Street.
Foote says that the investigation revealed that the gun owner was preparing to clean a shotgun and believed the firing chamber was empty. However, the gun owner pulled the trigger resulting in a negligent discharge in the ceiling. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.
Foote says no arrests were made and the case continues to be investigated.