Public Safety

UPDATE: Cedar Rapids man killed in early morning shooting

A shooting early Saturday morning in southeast Cedar Rapids has left one man dead, marking the city’s second fatal shooting in four days.

According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, officers responded at 5:43 a.m. to reports of a shooting at 932 38th Street SE. When officers arrived, police said they found a 31-year-old man in the residence with life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Police identified the man as 31-year-old Wayne Trabrai Jones, of Cedar Rapids.

Emergency medical care was administered on the site until an ambulance arrived to transport Jones to a hospital.

Police said the medical examiner’s office notified investigators that Jones was pronounced dead at 6:37 a.m. The body will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny for autopsy, police said.

Authorities said Jones was believed to have been targeted and an active investigation is ongoing, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1- (800) CS-CRIME (272-7463).