UPDATE: Rochester stabbing suspect sentenced to 15 months

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(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man who pleaded guilty to stabbing another man in a SW Rochester apartment complex was sentenced to 15 months in prison Monday.

Mazem Caden Gisi, 21, was to report immediately to the MN Correctional Facility in St. Cloud, with credit for 4 days previously served at the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center.


(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man charged with stabbing another man in May 2022 has entered a guilty plea.

20-year-old Mazem Caden Gisi amended his plea to guilty Thursday to second-degree assault. A charge of second-degree attempted murder and another count of second-degree assault were dismissed.

According to court documents, police were called to an apartment complex in SW Rochester, where a 20-year-old man was stabbed in his mid-section.

The victim told police he heard a knock on his apartment door, as well as the voice of his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend.

When he stepped out into the hallway, he said he felt what he thought was a punch to his abdomen, until he looked down and saw blood.

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The male was transported to St. Marys in Rochester for care.

Gisi later turned himself in to the Rochester Law Enforcement Center on May 29.

Sentencing for Gisi is scheduled for May 22.