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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Police have identified the two men who were arrested as suspects in the deadly shooting that took place in downtown Rochester early Sunday.

Scene of fatal shooting in downtown rochester (Credit: Ivan Avalos)

The two Twin Cities-area men are expected to be formally charged Tuesday and could face 2nd degree and attempted 2nd-degree murder charges.

The two have been identified as 28-year-old Derrick Days of South St Paul and 22-year-old Nautica Cox of Robbinsdale.

Nautica Cox/Olmsted County ADC
Derrick Days/Olmsted County ADC

Police Capt. Casey Moilanen says several men were playing a game of dice on a sidewalk near the parking ramp at the corner of 1st Ave and 3rd St SW around 2:30 am. when a fight broke out and the shooting began.

An officer who was in a squad car half a block away saw the shooting and was able to apprehend Cox near the scene. The gun Cox is suspected of using was also recovered.

Days was apprehended about 2 hours later after he was seen leaving a southeast apartment and getting into a car. The gun he is suspected of using has not been found yet.

Moilanen says a 28-year-old Rochester man who was shot died at the scene. Another 28-year-old Rochester man who was shot remains in critical but stable condition.

A memorial for one of the victims was set up by friends Sunday.

Kim David/TSM
Kim David/TSM
Kim David/TSM
Kim David/TSM
Kim David/TSM

News update:  A violent weekend in Minnesota.

LOOK: Olmsted County’s Highlighted Warrants of the Week

Every week Olmsted County Sheriff's Office and the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office share warrants. They are selected by each office and do not necessarily represent "most wanted" in either county.

If you see any of these people, do not approach or attempt to apprehend them. Instead, in Olmsted County, during weekdays call 507-328-6830. After 5 PM and on weekends, call 507-328-6800. In Goodhue County, call 651-358-3155.

As always, in an emergency, call 911.

The goal from both offices is to create awareness so these individuals can be found.

This gallery is of individuals wanted as of August 11, 2021. If you are viewing this gallery at any time after that date, the warrants listed could be settled.