UPDATE: Cedar Rapids Police investigating homocide on the northeast side

Published: Apr. 15, 2021 at 10:10 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Police are now saying a shooting that happened on the city’s northeast side killed one person Thursday night.

Officials said the shooting happened at 9:38 p.m. in the 1600 block of 32nd Street NE.

Police say they received several calls of gunshots in the area.

When officers arrived, they found a 26-year-old man with several gunshot wounds. He later died at the scene.

Police collected several shell casings in the backyard near the house and detached garage.

Officials said this appears to be a targeted incident.

No arrests have been made.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800–CS-CRIME.


Cedar Rapids Police are investigating a shooting on the city’s northeast side on Thursday night.

Police tell KCRG-TV9 that they received a number of calls for shots fired near the 1600 block of 32rd Street NE just after 9:30 P.M.

Authorities say when they arrived, they found one person who had sustained injuries. They have no information on the condition of that person’s injuries at this time.

Police say they are still investigating at the scene.

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