Public Safety

Man with gunshot wound found in hotel room in southwest Cedar Rapids

Police: The gunshot wound to his wound does not appear to be life threatening

A Cedar Rapids Police Officer badge sits on a table before the start of the 42nd Basic Cedar Rapids Regional Police Academy Graduation Ceremony at The Lodge at ushers Ferry in Cedar Rapids on Friday, November 14, 2014. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
A Cedar Rapids Police Officer badge sits on a table before the start of the 42nd Basic Cedar Rapids Regional Police Academy Graduation Ceremony at The Lodge at ushers Ferry in Cedar Rapids on Friday, November 14, 2014. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

Emergency responders called to the scene where shots had been reportedly been fired found a man in his hotel room with a gunshot injury to his leg.

According to an incident account released by the Cedar Rapids Police Department, at 7:25 p.m. Monday officers received a call of gunshots fired in the area of 3233 South Ridge Dr. SW. Upon arriving, according to the release. officers found an adult male a hotel located at 390 33rd Ave SW who had “what appears to be a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.” A Quality Inn is listed at the 390 33rd Ave address.

The man was transported by ambulance to a hospital for treatment, according to the release.

According to the release, officers are continuing to look for witnesses and physical evidence on scene. No arrests have been made as of issuing of this release, and police say no further information will be released at this time.

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