Gabriel Perez

Man Sentenced In Shooting Death Outside Fargo McDonald’s

FARGO, N.D. — Miguel Cooley was sentenced this morning to 35 years in prison for killing 20 year old Gabriel Perez outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Fargo. The Moorhead man received a 50 year sentence, with 35 years to be served in prison and with good behavior 10 years of  supervised probation to follow. Prosecutor Josh Traiser said if Cooley…

Man Changes Murder Plea To Guilty In Drive By Murder At Fargo McDonald’s

A trial set for next month has been cancelled

Miguel Cooley Sr.FARGO, N.D. — A Moorhead man will avoid trial after pleading guilty to a drive by murder in Fargo last September. Miguel Cooley Sr. changed his plea in Cass County District Court. He admitted to shooting and killing 20-year-old Gabriel Perez outside the Main Avenue McDonald’s. A possible relationship between Perez and Cooley’s wife may have been the…

Murder Trial Set For Man Accused of Shooting Man Outside Fargo McDonald’s

1/3 Miguel Cooley Sr. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Gabriel Perez Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Izetta Cooley Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. – The murder trial is set for a Moorhead man accused of shooting a man in Downtown Fargo last September. 44-year-old Miguel Cooley Senior is accused of shooting and killing 20-year-old Gabriel Perez outside the Main Avenue…

Preliminary Hearing For Man Accused of Killing At McDonald’s Is Pushed Back

Miguel Cooley made a brief appearance in Cass County District Court

Miguel Cooley Sr.FARGO, ND — The preliminary hearing for a Moorhead man charged with the murder of a man outside of a McDonald’s has been pushed back. Miguel Cooley made a brief appearance in Cass County District Court Wednesday morning. His attorney, Steven Mottinger, asked for more time to review evidence. The judge granted his request but a new hearing date…

Child of Man Charged in Deadly Fargo Shooting Turns Himself Into Police

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The missing child of a man charged in a Fargo murder turns himself into Moorhead Police. Authorities have been for 16–year–old Morgan Cooley ever since his mother Izetta was arrested in Moorhead for kidnapping and violating a child custody order. She’s accused of taking two of her children from a foster home in Rose Creek, Minnesota. Her husband,…

Izetta Cooley Arrested, Four Children In Protective Custody

Izetta Cooley was found at her home in Moorhead late Tues. morning with four of her five children according to Deputy Police Chief Tory Jacobson.

Izetta CooleyMOORHEAD, MN — Authorities have arrested a Minnesota mother who was on the run and have located four of her five missing children. Police say 39-year-old Izetta Cooley and the four children were found at a home in Moorhead Tuesday. Officials say Cooley was arrested on a felony kidnapping warrant from Mower County. She’s being held in the Clay…

Murder Suspect In McDonald’s Shooting Awaiting Extradition In Minnesota

44-year-old Miguel Cooley, Sr. of Moorhead was arrested Monday night by a SWAT team in Rose Creek, Minnesota

Miguel Cooley Sr.AUSTIN, Minn. — A suspect in a Fargo homicide is in jail in Austin, Minnesota awaiting extradition to North Dakota. 44-year-old Miguel Cooley, Sr. of Moorhead was arrested Monday night by a SWAT team. The Mower County sheriff says U.S. Marshal’s had Cooley under surveillance in a home in the small town of Rose Creek, 12 miles southeast of…

Fargo McDonald’s Murder Suspect Arrested in Southern Minnesota

Gabriel Perez, a 20–year–old, was shot multiple times while sitting on a curb outside of the Main Avenue McDonald's

MOWER COUNTY, MINN. – An arrest has been made in the deadly shooting of 20-year-old Gabriel Perez at the Main Avenue McDonald’s in Fargo on Sunday. Fargo Police says 44-year-old Miguel Cooley Sr. of Moorhead was taken into custody by a SWAT Team at a home west of Rochester Minnesota around 7:40 Monday night. He was taken without incident.  …