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Suspect in Moorhead homicide arrested in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- Rochester Police Department, Olmsted County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension arrested a suspect wanted for a fatal shooting in Moorhead, Minnesota.

According to Rochester Police Department, 26-year-old Idris Haji-Mohamed is in custody for the murder of Abdi Abdi that happened Friday night.

Officers arrested Haji-Mohamed in a high risk stop on Monday around 1 p.m. in Rochester and he was taken into custody without incident.

Haji-Mohamed is being charged with felony 2nd degree murder. He was being held in the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center before being extradited to the Clay County Correctional Facility Tuesday evening.

Moorhead Police Department is unaware of the relationship between the victim and the suspect but do not believe the murder was random.

The investigation is ongoing.


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