Three unrelated shootings in southeast Minnesota claim two lives over the weekend

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Three people were shot and one was killed in Rochester over the weekend in two shooting incidents police say appear to be unrelated.

Additionally, one person was killed and multiple people were injured in a shooting Saturday, June 5, in Austin, about 45 miles from Rochester.

As of Sunday evening, officials had not released the identities of the two people who were killed.

Two people were shot in downtown Rochester at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday at Third Street Southwest and First Avenue Southwest. An on-duty police officer witnessed the incident and chased the shooting suspects west.

One 28-year-old Rochester man died on the scene, and another 28-year-old Rochester man was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys Campus.

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As of Sunday night, Derrick Days and Nautica Cox were listed in custody at the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center as being held on charges of second-degree murder and awaiting arraignment.

Derrick Days

Austin Police said a fatal shooting that claimed a life there

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