Police investigating shots fired incident in northwest Rochester

Shots fired incident in NW Rochester
Shots fired incident in NW Rochester(KTTC)
Published: May. 14, 2023 at 7:28 PM CDT|Updated: May. 15, 2023 at 9:36 AM CDT
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ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – Police are investigating a shots fired incident in northwest Rochester.

According to the Rochester Police Department (RPD), two men say they were shot at Sunday evening around 5 p.m. in the area of Riverwood Lane NW near Riverwood West Park.    

An officer was on patrol driving north on West River Road when she heard two or three gun shots. She then saw a man running toward her and another man running in the opposite direction.  

The two men, one 30 and one 18 years old, told the officer they had been shot at, but that they didn’t know who targeted them or why.    

Officers found no shell casings but a wall was damaged and a wooden railing had been hit. There was also a bullet hole in a table umbrella.     

An investigation is ongoing.