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Shooting Incident in 1700 Block of 4th Avenue SE Monday Night

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Police responded to the report of shots fired in the area of 4th Avenue and 18th Street SE at 10:19 p.m. Monday, March 30.  Officers arrived on scene and found a vehicle had been struck in the 1700 block of 4th Avenue SE.

While on scene, officers were notified that a 23-year old female had presented at the emergency room of UnityPoint-St. Luke’s Hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the lower body.  The victim was dropped off at the hospital by private vehicle.

There is an ongoing investigation into the incident.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Cedar Rapids Police at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME.

Disclaimer:  Any arrest information included above is based on the legal conclusion that, as with any criminal case, a charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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