Trial set for man arrested after attempted carjacking, shooting

(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man accused of carrying and possessing a gun without a permit will stand trial in March 2023.

Moel Wade, who was arrested immediately after an attempted carjacking and shooting in May of this year, also faces one charge of marijuana possession.

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He pleaded not guilty to all charges in court Wednesday.

Wade was arrested again in connection with the May shooting during a series of search warrant executions in early July.

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Although Rochester police referred charges of second-degree attempted murder and 2nd-degree assault with a deadly weapon, Olmsted County Court released Wade without charging him formally with any additional crimes.

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Wade’s trial is scheduled for March 20, 2023.