AUSTIN, Minn. – An attempted murder trial has been rescheduled in Mower County.
The trial of Kuoviy Kwot Omot, 21 of Austin, was scheduled to begin Monday but has now been moved to August 27. Omot is charged with 1st and 2nd degree attempted murder, possession of a firearm by someone convicted of a crime of violence, attempted aggravated robbery, and 2nd degree assault with a dangerous weapon.
Prosecutors say Omot is responsible for a shooting at Western Manor Apartments in Austin in January 2017. Omot is accused of shooting a man in the leg after robbing him during a drug deal.