Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- A Rochester man is expected to face weapons charges after police say he had a gun during a reported fight Sunday evening.

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Police Captain Casey Moilanen said officers responded to the report of a fight in the 2,000 block of 8 ½ St. Southeast around 9:30 p.m. Police say the fight had mostly broken up when they arrived and learned through investigation the reported fight started when a man, identified as 28-year-old Kenneth Aschan, was arguing with his girlfriend when a bystander intervened.

Witnesses told officers Aschan and the bystander began fighting. During a break in the fight, witnesses say Aschan took out a pistol he had on him and put it in a vehicle. Police say no one reported Aschan pointed the gun at anyone or made any threats.

Kenneth Aschan. Olmsted County ADC
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Moilenenan says no injuries were reported from the fight. Aschan was arrested brought to the Olmsted County jail for illegal possession of a firearm and for carrying a pistol without a permit.

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