Rochester teenager arrested in county fairground shooting pleads guilty

(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester teenager arrested in connection with a 2023 shooting at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree assault with a dangerous weapon Thursday.

Kelvin Figueroa-Millan, 19, entered the plea in exchange for the dismissal of an additional charge–reckless discharge of a firearm.

The plea agreement specifies that the likely sentence is 3 years in prison, but states that Figueroa-Millan’s defense is able to argue for a lighter ruling.

His sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 7.

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(ABC 6 News) – On the morning of Oct. 6, Rochester and Owatonna Police Departments made an arrest stemming from a shooting at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds on Labor Day weekend.

Police arrested Kelvin Figueroa-Millan, 18, at around 7:15 a.m. Friday. Searches conducted at an Owatonna hotel found a vehicle linked to Figueroa-Millan and additional evidence linked to the shooting.

Figueroa-Millan faces second-degree assault with a firearm and reckless discharge of a firearm charges.

The original incident on Sept. 2 as multiple quinceñeras took place at the fairgrounds. No injuries took place at the time.

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