Gunfire Reported During Large Fight Outside Rochester Restaurant
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police say the shots were fired during a large fight early Sunday outside a local restaurant.
Police Captain Casey Moilanen says officers were responding to a report of a melee involving as many as 50 people in the parking lot in front of the Los Jarritos Restaurant in the Miracle Mile Shopping Center around 1:50 a.m. when a caller also reported hearing gunshots. One of the officers responding to the call also heard the gunshots and two spent shell casings were later located at the scene. There have not been any reports of gunshot wounds as a result of the incident and there have also haven’t been any reports of property damage resulting from the gunfire.
Captain Moilanen says most of the people involved in the large fight scattered when officers arrived. Some minor injuries associated with the fighting were reported, but no one was arrested. Witnesses reported that it all started when a group of people exited the restaurant and asked another group of people gathered around their vehicle to move out of their way.
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