Residence of incident 

Watertown Police Department has just released the following information on an incident Friday late afternoon. 

The release reads as follows.

On 05/13/2022, at approximately 4:09 pm, the Watertown Police Department, Codington County Sheriff's Office, and Watertown Fire Rescue responded to Southeast Watertown in response to the report of a gunshot. Officers arrived and located a female with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The female was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide do not hesitate to call, there are multiple resources available 24/7. Some of these resources include:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

The Human Service Agency: 605-886-0123

Watertown Police Department: 605-882-6210

As we learned in our story from Go Blue earlier today, Mental Health Officer Alexis Buysse is also available to help during a mental health crisis.