Rochester Brothers Arrested in Shooting Incident
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Two Rochester brothers were arrested over the weekend in connection to an assault that included a gun.
Officers responded to calls about shots fired outside a residence in the 400 block of 14th St NW around 1:30 Sunday morning.
A 23-year-old man who lives there said he and a friend had just been in a confrontation with by 24-year-old Shawn Watson and his 28-year-old brother Christopher. The victim says he and Shawn Watson had once been friends but they had a falling out. When he learned the brothers were outside his home, he and his friend went to confront them. The victim says Christopher Watson responded by pointing a handgun at him. At some point, a shot was fired but no one was hit.
The brothers left but were caught a short while later.They are expected to face felony assault and other charges.
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