One found dead after hours-long standoff in southwest Cedar Rapids

Published: May. 17, 2022 at 8:50 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Cedar Rapids police say the large police presence in southwest Cedar Rapids on Tuesday night was a standoff that lasted until nearly midnight.

Police said they responded to a call for service in the 3500 block of Remington Street southwest, just after 7 p.m.

The Special Response Team, CRPD and Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call.

Police said the standoff ended when a person was found dead in the residence. The cause of death is still under investigation.

Police did not say whether any gunshots were fired, or what the call for service was about. No additional details have been released in this case at this time.

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