A 23-year-old Rochester man is recovering in the hospital from gunshot wounds, and his shooter remains at large as police continue to investigate the incident.
The shooting happened late Saturday night in the 2000 block of 8-1/2 Street Southeast in Rochester. Antonio Lamar Johnson, 23, is recovering at Mayo Clinic – Saint Marys Hospital after being shot in the leg and upper back. His injuries are not life-threatening, according to police.
Witnesses reported hearing four to five gunshots from the direction of Andover Park Apartments, where police found multiple shell casings. The shooting happened at about 10:40 p.m.
But neighbors said they didn’t hear any commotion before the shots. One woman pointed out where a bullet had ricocheted off the base of her bedroom window while she was trying to sleep.
“It about scared me to death,” said the woman, who declined to give her name.
According to neighbors and a police statement, it is unknown whether Johnson, a man known to some of the neighbors as “Tone,” is a resident at the apartment complex.
No one was taken into custody for the shooting as of Saturday night. The incident remains under investigation.