Two men charged in connection with shooting

Published 2:18 pm Thursday, March 31, 2011

Two men have been charged in connection with a Monday night shooting that severely injured a 28-year-old Austin man.

Kevin Michael Lyke, 20, and Ojulu Obang Onyongo, 20, were both charged with three felonies Thursday in Mower County Court — aiding and abetting first-degree assault, aiding and abetting first-degree burglary with a dangerous weapon and aiding and abetting first-degree aggravated robbery.

The men, both from Austin, are scheduled to enter their pleas in court April 14.

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A third suspect, Mongong Kual Maniang Deng, 22, is being held in Mower County jail and has yet to be charged. According to court documents, Deng is believed to be the shooter.

Look for more details on the shooting in Friday’s Herald.