SCSU wrestler charged with assaulting another student

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (FOX 9) – A 20-year-old St. Cloud State University wrestler has been charged in connection to an assault that left another student seriously injured in St. Cloud earlier this month.

Ezayah Oropeza of Burnsville is charged with third-degree felony assault for allegedly assaulting another student early in the morning on Sept. 18. The SCSU sophomore has been suspended from the wrestling team, the university said in a statement.

According to the charges, St. Cloud police responded to a 911 call for an unconscious man lying outside a house on the 700 block of 7th Avenue South. The caller said her son had seen the man being punched repeatedly and knocked unconscious. Continue reading at →