A St. Paul man was sentenced Thursday to 19 years in prison for trying to kill a romantic rival in a drive-by-shooting last summer. The Dakota Attorney’s office says 36-year-old Jorge Roman Vasquez was convicted of one count each of first-degree attempted murder, second-degree attempted murder via drive-by-shooting, second-degree assault and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
A jury found a 35-year-old St. Paul man guilty of attempted murder Thursday for a drive-by shooting last August in which he allegedly targeted a man who’d been involved with his girlfriend.
A memorial mass was held Monday morning for a popular teacher and businessman who was shot to death in January. David Frigaard, 46, was killed in Mahtomedi after leaving the bar he owned. Investigators believe 19-year-old Bailey Garcia was the one who shot Frigaard.
The psychological health of Pine Springs man accused of shooting and killing a Cottage Grove teacher last weekend is under evaluation, according to his defense attorney.
A second-degree murder charge has been filed Monday against a teenager accused of killing a teacher. David Frigaard, 46, was shot to death around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. He was killed just blocks from the bar he owned, Dugout Bar, in Mahtomedi.
A Burnsville man faces murder charges in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting in south Minneapolis last February. Reginald Myers, 34, was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree murder for a shooting that occurred on the afternoon of Feb. 23.
Two people were shot in Maplewood Saturday evening in what police believe was a drive-by shooting.
The Ramsey County Grand Jury returned several indictments last Wednesday against two men who allegedly killed a 56-year-old St. Paul man. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office, the Grand Jury returned indictments on Juan Martinez and Desean Thomas.
A 19-year-old St. Cloud man is in the Stearns County Jail after being suspected of a drive-by shooting Tuesday that injured one woman. According to St. Cloud Police, Malcolm Cooper is believed to have fired shots at a 19-year-old woman from his vehicle just before 1 p.m. on the 700 block of 13th Street South.
Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot Tuesday afternoon in south Minneapolis. Police says the shooting happened at about noon on 38th Street, just west of Oakland Avenue South.
Two people were charged Monday in connection with the assault of a 51-year-old male in South St. Paul. According to the Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom 22-year-old Desean Lamont Thomas, of St. Paul, was charged with one count of second degree attempted murder, one count drive-by shooting and one count possession of firearm by ineligible person.
A St. Paul man faces attempted murder charges in connection with a drive-by shooting on Monday afternoon in West St. Paul, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. Jorge Roman Vasquez, 35, was charged Thursday with first-and second-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault and a charge for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Three people involved in a drive-by shooting in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday morning have been charged with weapons and riot offenses. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, Michael Rolack Jr., TyLynne Wilson and Loretha Peoples were charged in connection with a shootout that happened just before 2:30 a.m. on 2nd Avenue near 5th Street.
A St. Paul man is charged with murder and two attempted murders after a gang-related drive-by shooting in front of a bar on St. Paul’s east side. According to the criminal complaint, 31-year-old True Thao allegedly fired a semi-automatic handgun in to a crowd of people standing in front of the Moonshine Bar at 1179 E. Seventh St. on the evening of Oct. 26. Witnesses say Thao, who was driving a dark blue Acura TL, pulled up about 15 to 20 feet away from the bar, rolled down his window and took aim at the group with what appeared to be a Tec-9 with an extended clip. Adlai Xiong, 27, was killed after suffering three gunshot wounds, one of which struck him in the head. Two others, a man and a woman, each suffered three gunshot wounds. Both survived.
An early Saturday morning drive-by shooting in St. Paul left one dead and 2 people injured, police said. The shooting took place at 1 a.m. at the Moonshine Saloon along East Seventh Street.
Police responded Thursday night to the third drive-by shooting in the past week. According to Faribault Police, a drive-by shooting was reported Thursday at 11:45 p.m. in the 900 block of Central Avenue NW. The apparent target was a single-family home with several occupants, including young children. The home was struck by several bullets, but no one was injured.
Terrell Mayes, who died two years ago in his home in north Minneapolis, would have turned 5 years old Monday.
A 15-year-old boy is recovering after being shot in the leg during a drive-by shooting in north Minneapolis early Saturday morning, according to Minneapolis Police.
Police are investigating a drive-by shooting in St. Joseph Township that allegedly involved a vehicle carrying an infant. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened along County Road 160 on Wednesday afternoon.
Police are investigating what led up to a pair of drive-by shootings in north Minneapolis early Saturday morning and if they are related.
Maplewood Police are looking for three men accused of ramming into a car and shooting at it on Tuesday night.
Three people were arrested Tuesday night after an apparent drive-by shooting incident in Bemidji on Saturday, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.
Marlon Montano will spend nearly 13 years in prison for firing the shots that nearly killed Guadalupe Hernandez, an innocent bystander in a drive-by shooting last November.
A man involved in a drive-by shooting that left an innocent 12-year-old girl paralyzed will learn his punishment Friday.
One of the teens involved in a drive-by shooting that left an innocent 12-year-old girl paralyzed in November pleaded guilty Friday and will serve 155 months in prison.