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Police: Man facing charges after 2 stabbed in Rochester

Aaron Swedberg

A gathering and ensuing fight led to two men being stabbed and one having to go into surgery immediately.

Posted: Jun 4, 2018 10:05 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A gathering and ensuing fight led to two men being stabbed and one having to go into surgery immediately.
Aaron Swedberg, 30, of Rochester, is facing charges for first- and second-degree assault and terroristic threats after police say he stabbed two people Friday night in the 300 block of 6th Ave. SE.
Authorities say a 27-year-old was having a small gathering when Swedberg became upset and a physical fight ensued.
The 27-year-old and a 26-year-old man went to Swedberg’s house to shake hands, police said, and Swedberg allegedly pulled a knife and stabbed the 27-year-old in the chest. The 26-year-old allegedly reached to the pull the victim back and he was also stabbed in the arm.
The 27-year-old went into surgery and is expected to survive. The 26-year-old was taken to the hospital.
Officers said they found a bloody knife in Swedberg’s pocket.

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