DECORAH, Iowa – A Winneshiek County burglary is sending a Rochester teen to prison.
Fahad Mohamed Abukar, 19, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon, 2nd degree burglary, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, and carrying weapons. Authorities say he forced his way into a Calmar apartment on September 6 and fought with a man inside, then fled the scene with a 17-year-old from Rochester and fired a gun as they drove away. Law enforcement says two bullets hit a van.
Investigators say Abukar got into a fight with one of his victims on September 5 in Rochester.
According to court documents, he was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, with credit for time served.
The Rochester 17-year-old being prosecuted as a juvenile offender, so the name is not being released to the public.