Authorities asking for public’s assistance in locating person of interest in fatal Owatonna stabbing case

The victim of a fatal stabbing in Steele County has been identified.

The Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office reported that 32-year old Mohamed Aweis Mohamed of Owatonna, died from a stab wound to the chest following an incident Sunday at Dartts Park in Owatonna.

Police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are now asking for the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest in the investigation. 


28-year old Hassan Nur Hassan is described as 5’ 11’’ tall and about 140 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes, and a goatee.

Investigators believe Hassan is driving a tan 2000 Honda Accord 4-door sedan with Minnesota license plate EGG-087.

Anyone with information on Hassan’s whereabouts or who witnessed the incident in Owatonna are asked to contact police at 507-444-3800.