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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man somehow escaped injury Monday night after his car was struck by several bullets - including one that hit the driver’s side window.

Police Capt. Casey Moilanen says the 23-year-old man had parked on the street in the 500 block of Northern Hills Dr. NE around 8:45 pm when the shots were fired. Moilanen says the man then drove off. Officers responding to 911 calls about the shooting had been given a description of the victim’s vehicle and spotted it nearby.


Officers discovered the car had been hit by several bullets, all on the driver’s side. A total of 9 shell casings were found at the scene.

The victim was not able to give the officers much information and apparently did not see where the shots had come from.

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