Plea Agreement Announced in 2020 Rochester Shooting Case
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A second man has been convicted for his involvement in a shooting that occurred in Rochester last year.
30-year-old Davoren Broussard today enter an Alford plea to a felony count of threats of violence in exchange for the dismissal of a second-degree assault charge and a gross misdemeanor charge for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. The Alford Plea means he doesn't admit guilt but acknowledges there is enough evidence to convict him.
The criminal complaint against the Brooklyn Park man alleged he pointed a gun at the face of a 22-year-old man and threatened him before another man actually shot the victim in his upper thigh outside a residence in the 600 block of Circle Court Southwest in March 2020. The shooter was identified as 23-year-old Dashaun Pittman. He claimed the shooting was accidental and admitted to a felony weapons possession charge in August. He is scheduled to be sentenced next month.
Broussard is scheduled to be sentenced on January 20th. His plea deal calls for him to receive a stayed prison sentence with no additional time in jail.
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