Rochester man fatally shot in possible robbery, 4 arrested

A Rochester, Minnesota man was fatally shot in a possible robbery Monday evening, police say. 

Shortly before 9 p.m., officers responded to the 2800 block of Charles Court on a report of shots fired, according to the Rochester Police Department. A man was found on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Life-saving efforts were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead a short time later. 

The victim has been identified as Ahmed Muafaq Abdulhu Al Naddf, 40, of Rochester. 

Surveillance video led officers to a nearby apartment, where they located several persons of interest. A 25-year-old man, a 24-year-old man and a 23-year-old man were eventually arrested for second-degree murder. They have not been formally charged. 

Friday morning at 8:35 a.m., a fourth suspect was taken into custody as he left a residence in the 3000 block of  25th Street NW. The 24-year-old is in custody at the Olmsted County Jail and could be facing second degree murder charges.

Investigators also executed a search warrant at the apartment where the three other men were arrested. Inside the apartment, police found a handgun and property belonging to the victim.

Police say there does not appear to be a connection or previous relationship between the victim and the suspects. Investigators say after the shooting two suspects ran away, but later returned and took items from the victim's body. 

The homicide remains under investigation.