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Two injured in overnight shooting in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Police continue to investigate an overnight shooting on the city’s southeast side.
Published: May. 23, 2022 at 10:32 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Cedar Rapids Police continue to investigate an overnight shooting on the city’s southeast side.

Police said they received reports of vehicle-to-vehicle gunfire in the 800 block of 15th Street SE on Monday night.

In a press release, police said the driver of the vehicle and a passenger were heading south on 15th Street SE when they were shot at.

The victims reportedly told officers a white SUV, with an unknown number of occupants, opened fire at them while passing by. Police say the driver of the vehicle fired upon reported the shooting was driven by a potential road-rage incident.

Both the driver and passenger were taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this case call them at 319-286-5491.

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