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Brothers facing assault charges for alleged beating of man in southern MN

Elias Ortiz

A man was knocked unconscious and suffered head injuries after an assault at 1618 Marion Road SE.

Posted: Oct 25, 2018 2:52 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A man was knocked unconscious and suffered head injuries after an assault at 1618 Marion Road SE on Wednesday night.
Due to the extent of the injuries, Fidencio Ortiz, 29, and Elias Ortiz, 35, both of Rochester, are facing felony third-degree assault charges.
Police say drinking was involved and the 36-year-old victim was at the residence with his girlfriend when the brothers became upset and assaulted him.
The brothers, who police said were asked to leave before the alleged assault, were arrested later at 3230 Marion Road SE.

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