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One man shot in Northwest Rochester Friday night

The victim and suspect, believed to be father and son, respectively, were reportedly having an argument before the assailant shot the victim in the leg. The victim was taken to Saint Marys Hospital.

Rochester Police investigate a shooting Friday night, March 19, 2021, at the Villages At Essex Park Apartments in northwest Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist /
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Rochester police were called to a shooting at Essex Park Apartments on 937 41st St. NW at 7:30 p.m. Friday night.

Rochester Police Lt. James Evenson said police believe that the victim, a man about 50 years old, was shot in the leg after having an argument with the suspect, who's believed to be the victim's 18-year-old son.

The victim was taken by Mayo Clinic ambulance to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys.

The suspect at this time is still at large, but Evenson said he believes there is no threat to the greater public.


Erich is a digital content producer at the Post Bulletin where he creates content for the Post Bulletin's digital platforms. Before he moved to Rochester, Erich worked as a sports reporter for covering the University of Illinois' athletic programs in Champaign, Illinois. Readers can reach Erich at 507-285-7681 or
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