Rochester Man Accused of Pointing Gun at Group of People, Fleeing
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Rochester Police arrested a man for allegedly pointing a gun at a group of people in downtown Rochester early Friday morning.
Officers responded to the report of a fight on the 200 block of Broadway Ave. South. Police Captain Casey Moilanen said the responding officers saw the subject point a handgun at a crowd he was backing away from and yelling at near the intersection of Broadway and 3rd Street Southeast.
Officers say the man put the gun in waist band and fled the scene. The suspect was then tripped by a civilian which caused him to fall. Police apprehended him and were able to secure the gun, which was dislodged from the man’s waistband during the fall.
The subject was identified as 21-year-old Shan Fiorenza of Rochester, who is expected to face charges assault, fleeing and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.