HUTCHINSON, Minn. — Two men made first appearances Tuesday, March 2, in Meeker County District Court to face charges in connection with an apparent drug deal gone bad that led to a man's death Friday night, Feb. 26.

According to court documents, Christian Brown, 23, of Hutchinson, Minn., was charged with felony second-degree murder and two charges of felony second-degree assault for events surrounding the death of Devon Remmel, 42, of rural Grove City, Minn.

Another man, Byron Jackson, 23, of Hutchinson, Minn., is charged with felony first-degree assault and two counts of felony second-degree assault in connection with the incident.

According to court documents, Brown and Jackson arrived at a residence in Acton Township to buy cocaine for a party when an argument ensued, leading to Jackson assaulting and injuring an unnamed victim before both Brown and Jackson brandished semi-automatic pistols and threatened the lives of the unnamed victim and another man present at the residence, before leaving the house.

Another confrontation in the driveway of the residence led to Brown shooting Remmel in the face, who had arrived at the residence.

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When deputies arrived on scene, they attempted CPR on Remmel but he was pronounced dead around 11:15 p.m., about 30 minutes after the original 911 call was placed.