Saratoga man pleads guilty in Sturgis shooting

Wyatt Fluty enters guilty pleas to two counts related to 2023 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally shooting incident, faces 75 years in prison

A Saratoga man has pleaded guilty to two charges related to a shooting at the 2023 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Wyatt James Fluty, 29, entered guilty pleas to one count of attempted first degree murder of a law enforcement officer and one count of commission of a felony while armed with a firearm. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced the guilty pleas on May 31.

The other four charges Fluty was facing were dismissed as part of a plea bargain. At his initial appearance in September 2023, Fluty had pleaded not guilty to the charges. He now faces a maximum sentence of 75 years in pri...


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