ROCHESTER (WCCO) — An 18-year-old pregnant woman is in the hospital after a shooting early Tuesday afternoon in Rochester, according to the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office.

According to Chief Deputy Mark Darnell, authorities responded to a call of shots fired at 12:26 p.m. at a residence on the 3300 block of 75th Street NE. When deputies arrived, they found the woman shot in the upper torso.

The victim, who is over 30 weeks pregnant, was taken by helicopter to St. Marys Hospital, Darnell said. She was taken to surgery upon arrival. Her condition is unknown.

One man was taken into custody and the weapon was recovered at the scene.

The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating.

Comments (4)
  1. JamieinMN says:

    Jeeeeesus. :-/ I really hope mom and baby make it ok.

  2. tom says:

    someone didn’t want to pay for the child for the next 18 years is my guess

  3. Ines Beag says:

    Like the SF guy that died in the water, police were not autherize to save him so they let him drown, policy, fn pigs!

  4. I'm from Rochester says:

    That’s the Northside trailer courts near US 63 on the way to Zumbro Falls.