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One hurt in downtown Iowa City shooting

A gun and police tape.
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Published: Dec. 5, 2021 at 4:52 AM CST
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Law enforcement officials were investigating an incident involving multiple gunshots being fired on Sunday morning, resulting in an injury to one person.

At around 1:30 a.m., the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety issued a Hawk Alert for a report of multiple shots that were fired near the Old Capitol parking ramp, located between Clinton and Capitol Streets.

Iowa City Police said that they were able to locate evidence that suggests “several people” were involved in the incident. One adult male was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries which officers described as non-life-threatening.

The parking ramp was closed during the morning hours while police gathered evidence.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. Iowa City Police are asking anybody with information, or security camera footage from nearby areas, to contact them at (319) 356-5275.

Tips can also be sent anonymously to Iowa City Crime Stoppers through their website, by calling (319) 358-TIPS, or by using the P3 Tips app on smart devices. A $1,000 reward is available if the tip leads to an arrest.

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