Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) – Rochester police officers were called to the Meadow Park apartments complex early Sunday to check on a serious injury assault.
They arrived to find a man in a parking lot who had been attacked with a metal pipe. The man suspected of assaulting him was also there. Arrested was 24-year-old Tahlil Mohamed.
A spokesman says the two men got into a dispute and Mohamed grabbed the pipe and hit the 53-year-old victim over the head several times, breaking some teeth and causing other injuries.
The man reportedly went into a seizure at St Marys when an officer came to interview him. No word on his medical condition.
Arrested was Tahlil Mohamed, 24, of Rochester, who is facing charges of second-degree assault. The victim was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital – Saint Marys Campus, for treatment of severe head injuries. While being interviewed by officers, the victim had a seizure and was taken into emergency surgery, Sherwin said.
Mohamed could face additional charges pending the condition of the victim, Sherwin said.