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Rochester,, MN (KROC AM News) - An arrest has been made that’s connected to a recent shooting in Rochester.

RPD Lt. Tom Faudskar reported Tuesday the suspect was taken into custody Monday at a residence in rural Dodge County. He has been identified as 26-year-old Jervontia Allen.

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Olmsted County ADC


Faudskar says he is suspected of being involved in a shooting near Riverside school June 8th. A man who was walking near the school was shot in the foot.

Police later arrested the driver of a car who crashed a few blocks away. Witnesses identified his car as the one spotted leaving the scene of the shooting at a high rate of speed. Another person who had been in the car was driven away by a second vehicle. 

A stolen handgun was found in the car that crashed. Allen was arrested Monday on a charge of a felon in possession of a gun.

 Allen was also being sought for failing to appear at a recent sentencing for an unrelated crime.


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