Rochester police change allegations in shooting incident

Teens shot at in a KFC parking lot

Posted: Nov 8, 2019 9:38 AM
Updated: Nov 12, 2019 7:58 PM

CORRECTION - The Rochester Police Department is now saying that George Oliver is believed to be the shooter in this incident and he was aided by Luke Giwi.

Previous story below

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A 20-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly being the shooter during an incident at a KFC parking lot.

Police said Friday that Luke Giwi was arrested at his residence in the 1800 block of S. Village Dr. SE.

He’s facing a charge for second-degree assault.

Police announced Wednesday that George Oliver, 28, of Rochester, has been arrested and is facing a second-degree assault charge for being the driver in the shooting.

The two victims were identified as 16-year-old males who were sitting in a vehicle when someone began shooting at them.

One of the victims was shot in the leg and suffered non-life threatening injuries while the other may have been grazed by a bullet.

Article Comments

Mason City
21° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 23°
Feels Like: 15°
Albert Lea
21° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 21°
Broken Clouds
25° wxIcon
Hi: 37° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 25°
Charles City
23° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 13°
Few Clouds
24° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 23°
Feels Like: 17°
Sunny and cooler day for Friday
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video


Green Bandanas for Mental Health


Sara's Daybreak Forecast - Friday


StormTeam 3: Thanksgiving week potential storm update


Judge halts Honken execution


It's all for the coach


Thanksgiving for $100 or less?


West Hancock wins state


Chris' PM Weather Forecast 11/21


Turkey Feast on a budget


Preventing Suicide in Ag Communities

Community Events