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UPDATE: Waterloo police identify weekend shooting victims

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Published: May. 19, 2018 at 12:20 PM CDT
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Waterloo police say a 33-year-old man died as a result of one of three shootings over the weekend.

Gregory K. Walker was found suffering from a gunshot would at 639 Gable Street when officers arrived at about 5:16 a.m. Saturday. He was treated at the scene and then taken to Allen Hospital where he later died. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Walker's death came at the end of a very busy night for Waterloo police.

Officers began investigating shots fired in the 1300 block of E. 4th Street at around 12:13 a.m. After further investigation, officers determined the shots came from the area of Linn and Cottage Streets. Two people, 17-year-old Devonte D. Wright and 21-year-old Cashee M. Williams were treated for injuries. Wright was treated for a gunshot wound at Covenant Medical Center. Williams was treated for a minor injury at Allen Hospital.

In what turned out to be the second shooting of the night, officers were called to 1600 block of Sycamore Street at around 4:35 a.m. for a report of shots fired. Officers determined 22-year-old Davon D. Caldwell suffered a gunshot wound. He was treated at Allen Hospital.

Police are asking that anyone with information regarding any of these incidents please contact them at 319-291-4340. Press Option 7.

Editors Note: Original information received from police on Saturday night indicated a child had died as a result of one the incidents. That information has been proven to be wrong.

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PREVIOUS STORY: One is dead after multiple shootings across Waterloo, early Saturday morning.

The fatal incident happened at about 5:16 a.m. at 639 Gable, according to Waterloo Police. Officers had headed to the address for a report of gunfire but found a male victim inside the residence "suffering from a serious gunshot wound."

Waterloo Fire Rescue took the victim to Allen Hospital where he later died.

The death came after a violent night in Waterloo. Hours before, authorities had responded to at least two other reports of gunfire, both resulting in shootings.

The first call came in at 12:13 a.m. after gunfire in the 1300 block of East 4th Street. Officers responded, finding two had suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds near Linn and Cottage. A vehicle had also been damaged.

About four hours later, at 4:36 a.m., another shooting. Someone in the 1600 block of Sycamore told authorities they had heard more gunfire. Officers responded, finding out a short time later Allen Hospital was already treating a victim for non-life-threatening injuries.

Waterloo Police didn't specify if these shootings were connected. Officers said the investigations are ongoing and that no names or further information would be released until Monday at the earliest.

Authorities asked anyone with information to contact the Waterloo Police Department Dispatch at 319-291-2515 or Waterloo Police Investigations 319-291-4340 Option 7.

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