Rochester Man Arrested in Overnight Shooting, Stabbing

Rochester police now say a shooting and a stabbing overnight were indeed connected.

31-year-old Akech Deng allegedly shot a 37-year-old woman around 2:30 this morning near Oregon Street, north of downtown.

Deng suffered a stab wound in the incident, and has been treated at the hospital and released.

Meantime, the woman is expected to survive.

Deng is now charged with assault and weapons possession.

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