Rochester man charged with pointing gun at fleeing group

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 a report of a fight in the 200 block of Broadway Ave. South. Police Captain Casey Moilanen said responding officers saw the subject pointing a handgun at a crowd he was backing away from and shouting near the intersection of Broadway and Southeast 3rd Street.

Officers say the man put the gun in his belt and fled. The suspect was then tripped over by a civilian, causing him to fall. Police apprehended him and were able to secure the weapon, which was dislodged from the man’s belt during the fall.

The subject has been identified as Shan Fiorenza, 21, of Rochester, who is expected to face charges of assault, flight and possession of a firearm as a convicted felon.

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