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Man arrested following stabbing outside Top Shots Bar in Rochester

Man arrested following stabbing outside Top Shots Bar in Rochester

(THE MED CITY BEAT) - A man was stabbed early Friday morning outside Top Shots Bar in downtown Rochester.

Police responded to the bar around 1:40 a.m. to a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found a man lying on the sidewalk with a stab wound in his upper chest.

Photo: Abdullahi Ali

The victim, 40, was taken to St. Mary's Hospital, where he underwent surgery for a collapsed lung. 

A witness was able to give a detailed description of the suspect, who fled the scene right after the stabbing. Police located a man matching the description a short time later in the 1100 Block of Third Avenue SE.

The witness testified that the man was the accused attacker. Police have identified the suspect as 27-year-old Abdullahi Ali.

Ali faces a charge of 1st-degree assault.

 

Note: Location on map is approximate.


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