Guilty Plea for Robbery That Led to Fatal Shooting
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - One of the two men who were wounded in a shooting at a southeast Rochester mobile home park this past summer entered a guilty plea Thursday to a simple robbery charge.
18-year-old Jerome Zachary was originally charged with 1st degree aggravated robbery for his involvement in robbing 19-year-old Courtney Ocegueda about two hours before he opened fire at the Parkside Mobile Home Park, killing 22-year-old Trumane Gillmore and wounding Zachary and 21-year-old Demonterious Jackson on August 31st. Rochester police say all 3 men were involved in robbing Ocegueda of a shotgun and a watch.
Zachary is scheduled to be sentenced January 27th, while Jackson’s sentencing hearing is scheduled on December 16th. He previously pleaded guilty to a charge of aiding and abetting aggravated robbery.