ROCHESTER, Minn. - A 27-year-old man was assaulted and hospitalized after a verbal dispute and a 25-year-old man is facing charges.
Police said it happened Friday morning at 12:35 a.m. in the 300 block of S. Broadway Ave.
Yasin Sufi is facing charges of third-degree assault after he allegedly punched the victim in the face. The victim fell and went unconscious. He was taken to St. Marys for what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said the argument started when the victim began talking about a man who was killed downtown earlier this year. The suspect took offense to that and punched the man.