Two arrested in drive-by shooting case for assault, witness threats

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(ABC 6 News) – Rochester police arrested two men on suspicion of shooting out of a truck on W Center Street June 3, and threatening witnesses to the crime.

At about 2 p.m. July 7, RPD served two search warrants — one for Kacey Kamara, 30, who lives in the 400 block of 31st Street NW and one for Larry Jackson, 37, in the 1900 block of Spruce Meadows Drive SE.

Kamara and Jackson are suspected of conducting the drive-by shooting June 3, where a passenger in a red truck fired at a residence in the area of W Center Street and 11th Avenue NW.

Police found multiple shell casings for a 9 mm gun in the area. No one was injured.

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Kamara is also suspected of taking witnesses to the shooting to his residence afterward, not allowing them to leave, and threatening to kill them if they told police about the shooting.

Kamara was arrested without incident at his residence, where police located a 9 mm gun.

Kamara faces charges of 2nd degree assault, reckless weapon discharge, 1st degree witness tampering, and false imprisonment — all felonies.

RPD also searched the Spruce Meadows residence, where Jackson was seen, and arrested Jackson and resident Maria Slawson.

Police recovered two 9 mm guns, a 45 mm gun, about 19 grams of fentanyl and 4 grams of methamphetamine.

Jackson faces charges of 2nd degree assault, reckless weapon discharge, and unlawful gun possession.

Slawson faces 2nd and 3rd degree controlled substance charges.