Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Rochester Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a “person of interest” wanted in connection with the investigation into a recent shooting.

Last Friday evening, officers responded to reports of gunfire and spoke with numerous witnesses who saw a man firing multiple shots at an occupied vehicle that was parked in the driveway of the Meadow Park Apartments at 504 14th Street Southeast. The witnesses reported 3 to 4 shots were fired just as an unidentified man was getting into the vehicle and the driver sped away. The shooter then fled on foot in the direction of another building in the same complex at 1426 4th Avenue Southeast. Police recovered a number of spent shell casings at the scene.

A blurry photo released by the police department of the “person of interest” shows a man wearing a black T-shirt printed with a red logo on the front, blue jeans, white shoes, and a brownish colored cap.

Anyone with information about the “person of interest” is asked to contact Police Investigator Chris Weber at 507-328-6922, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or through the Police Department non-emergency number, 507-328-6800.

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