Rochester Man Charged With Recent Shooting
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has been charged in connection with a recent shooting at a residence in northwest Rochester.
45-year-old Corey Schreiber was arraigned Friday on a second-degree assault charge and illegal possession of a firearm. His conditional bail was set at $25,000
According to the criminal complaint, a Rochester Police Officer on patrol around 5 PM on the afternoon of May 14th heard the sounds of gunshots coming from the 2800 block of Riverwood Lane Northwest. The officer spotted two males running out of the area and called for assistance. The court document indicates multiple officers converged on the neighborhood and found the victim.
He stated that he had gone to a residence at 2814 Riverwood Lane to help a woman move out of the home. While at the house, the victim said he got into an argument with the homeowner and heard someone else say, "Should I shoot this guy?" The victim also told police the person who asked the question had a gun and he heard several gunshots when he began running out of the residence after he heard someone reply, "yes."
A search warrant was executed at the townhome, and the criminal complaint says investigators found two bullet holes in a screen patio door. It also says it appears the bullets had been fired from inside the house and struck an umbrella on a piece of patio furniture and grazed the top of the wooden deck.
The court document also says there was obvious evidence of drug use throughout the house, including some white powder that tested positive when subjected to a field test for cocaine. Police also found a pile of small white pills and multiple syringes. They did not find any guns or shell casings.
The charges say investigators later interviewed the homeowner after he was charged with "serious controlled substances-related offenses." He stated that Schreiber was the person with the gun snd asked if he should shoot the victim. He also told a detective that Schreiber fired the gun as the victim was running out the back door.
Schreiber was finally located and arrested last Wednesday. The court filing says, after he was given a Miranda advisory, Schreiber admitted shooting at the victim while he was engaged in the altercation with the homeowner.