Second RCTC football player takes plea deal in assault case
(ABC 6 News) – Akim Richmond, a former football player for Rochester Community and Technical College, accepted a plea deal during a hearing in Olmsted County Court Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Richmond and Shan Fiorenza faced assault charges after a fight broke out after an Oct. 24, 2021 game.
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RCTC was playing Minnesota West Community and Technical College, and according to court documents, the two RCTC players, got in a physical altercation with the other team’s coach.
Richmond, 22, will serve one year of probation after accepting one stayed charge of 5th-degree assault–fear of bodily harm or death.
He was also ordered to pay $440 in fines and fees.
Two additional charges of 3rd-degree assault–substantial bodily harm and 5th-degree assault–inflict or attempt bodily harm were dismissed.
Fiorenza, who faced additional charges in Olmsted County Court, pleaded guilty to 3rd-degree assault earlier in the year.
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Neither man currently attends RCTC.