Cedar Rapids police release the name of the victim in Sunday shooting

The name of a 19-year-old shooting victim in Cedar Rapids has been released by authorities.
Published: Jul. 13, 2020 at 1:02 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Officials have released the name of the victim who was shot and killed early in the morning on July 12.

Police said they found Keyshawn Vondale Allers, 19, of Palo, with multiple gunshot wounds in the 100 block of Curtis Street SW in Cedar Rapids.

First responders administered emergency medical care at the scene, but Allers was pronounced dead at the scene.

Law enforcement officials said there is still an active homicide investigation ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491, or Linn County CrimeStoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME or text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip.

correction: The original version of this story said that the shooting took place on July 13. It actually took place on July 12.

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