Rochester Man Accused of Pistol-Whipping and Assaulting Woman
Rochester, MN ( KROC AM News) - A Rochester man was arrested Saturday after police say he terrorized and assaulted a 19-year-old female with a gun.
The woman told police that 21-year-old Diangelo Johnson was able to get inside her apartment around 2:30 AM and began damaging the unit and furnishings with the handgun. She says he also pointed the gun at her. She said Johnson punched her in the head and pistol-whipped her before leaving.
The woman’s 1-year-old child was in the apartment at the time but was not harmed. The woman went to St. Marys Hospital for treatment of her injuries.
Police later located Johnson at his residence and took him into custody. Police say the two know each other.