Another Not Guilty Plea in Rochester Shooting Case
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The second man in custody on charges stemming from a recent high profile shooting incident in Rochester was in court today and entered not guilty pleas to attempted murder, second-degree assault, and drive-by shooting charges. 29-year-old Kaisar Nur also made a request for a speedy trial before he was returned to the Olmsted County Jail, where he is being held on $500,000 conditional bail.
Nur and two other men are accused of firing multiple shots at another man’s car along North Broadway near the McDonald’s restaurant during the afternoon of May 7th.
His criminal past includes a nine year prison sentence in 2009 in and attempted murder case. Rochester police also note Nur survived being shot in the back of the head during an incident years ago that cost him one of his eyes.
Police are still looking for a third suspect in last month shooting. An arrest warrant has been issued for 25-year-old Abdirahman Abdullahi charging him with attempted murder and two other felony counts.