A 19-year-old St. Paul man was found guilty Tuesday in Ramsey County Court in the shooting death of a man in his home last September. Aloeng Kelly Vang was found guilty of first-degree murder and second-degree murder in connection with the murder of Jeffrey Thomas Elling.
The suspect In the shooting death of a St. Paul woman told authorities that he was hearing voices when he allegedly shot her in the head and then tried to shoot her father Wednesday evening. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, 19-year-old Timothy Scott Hendricks was charged with one count of second-degree murder in the death of his former girlfriend, 20-year-old Michelle Ploetz, and one count of second-degree attempted murder of her father, 45-year-old John Ploetz.
A St. Paul teen was sentenced Wednesday to more than 23 years in prison for the shooting death of a West St. Paul man in January of 2013, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s office. Donovan Michael Diego, 19, was convicted of second-degree intentional murder in connection with the death of 31-year-old David-Reyes-Galvan on January 11, 2013. Diego, who was 16 at the time of the crime, were indicted by a Dakota County grand jury last October alongside Cristino Andres Rosario and Malik Jamal Alize Farmer.
A 27-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced Wednesday to life without parole for his role in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy in 2011. Kemen Lavatos Taylor was convicted on nine criminal counts, including the first-degree murder of Rayjon Gomez, 13, and the attempted murder of two of Gomez’s teenaged friends, according to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.
The 20-year-old man shot to death in a St. Paul Park apartment early Saturday morning has been identified, according to police. Regino Manuel Nitti was found dead by authorities Saturday morning at 1:45 p.m. They believe he was accidentally shot by an acquaintance. St. Paul Park Police say other guns were found in the apartment, which is located on the 1100 block of Fifth Street.
Police are investigating the murder of a 20-year-old Richfield man who was shot to death late Saturday afternoon. Richfield Police responded to reports of shots fired on the 6900 block of 16th Avenue South at 4:40 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found a 20-year-old man dead at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds.
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said they are releasing the man who was arrested after the shooting death of a Cold Spring Police officer last week.
A 23-year-old Burnsville man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to second-degree manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of Justin James Schauer on Dec. 31, 2011.
A 26-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with shooting at two people – killing one – during an attempted drug deal in St. Paul, according to police.
A 20-year-old Robbinsdale man has been arrested and charged with allegedly shooting a cab driver in the back and running off, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
Two teenagers have pleaded guilty in the shooting death of another teen near a Minneapolis school where children were present.
A 27-year-old St. Paul man was convicted in Ramsey County Court Wednesday for his role in the Nov. 9, 2010, shooting death of then 28-year-old Joseph John Sanchez.
A 73-year-old Backus man is accused of fatally shooting his brother during an argument.
Alonzo Demitrius McCoy will spend four years in prison in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Alisha Neeley.
Authorities say leads have slowed down in the investigation of a double homicide in northeastern Minnesota.