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Nelson charged with first-degree murder in Burnsville case, Schunk investigation continues

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Anthony Lee Nelson, also known as Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, has been indicted by a grand jury with first degree murder in the shooting death of Palagor Obang Jobi, the Dakota County Attorney's office announced today in a press release.


Previously Nelson, 31 of Rosemount, had been charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of Jobi outside Nina's Grill in Burnsville. The indictments will supersede the prior charge, according to the press release.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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