Pierre Man Arrested For Aggravated Assault Thursday Night

A 24 year-old Pierre man was arrested Thursday night on a charge of Aggravated Assault. Officers responded to an assault call in the 100 Block of East Sioux Avenue around 7:30 PM. Pierre Police Captain Bryan Walz says investigating officers learned a male subject had been struck in the head and body with an object then strangled during the assault. A suspect was identified through the investigation, located and arrested. Brenden Thundershield was transported to the Hughes County Jail on a single charge of Aggravated Assault. The victim received treatment for his injuries at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital.  The cause for the assault and connection between Thundershield and the victim has not been released.