MINNESOTA: Rochester Muslim arrested after brutally attacking a 53-year old man with a lead pipe

Rochester police officers arrived at the Meadow Park apartments complex early Sunday to check on a serious injury assault. They found a man in the parking lot who had been savagely attacked with a metal pipe and the man suspected of assaulting him, 24-year-old Muslim Tahlil Mohamed (below).

A spokesman says the two men got into a dispute and Mohamed grabbed the pipe and hit the 53-year-old victim over the head several times, breaking some teeth and causing other injuries.

Rochester Police say, the assault happened around 12:20 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot outside 1430 building at Meadow Park Apartments located in the 1400 block of 4th Ave. SE.

When officers arrived, they found 24-year-old Tahlil Mohamed, from Rochester, holding a metal pipe. There was also a 53-year-old victim on the ground with severe head injuries.

Officers told Mohamed to drop the pipe, he followed the orders and was taken into custody.

Mohamed faces 2nd degree assault charges.

The victim was rushed to the hospital where he had a seizure and was taken into surgery. He remains in serious condition. The man reportedly went into a seizure at St Marys when an officer came to interview him.

Sources: KROC and KTTC

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