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CEDAR RAPIDS — A 40-year-old man who was shot over the weekend near an apartment building in southwest Cedar Rapids is dead.
The Cedar Rapids Police Department said Jose Florentino Ramirez Landin, 40, was shot multiple times near an apartment building at 4012 21st Ave. SW.
Officers and emergency personnel responded about 11:30 p.m. Saturday after a 911 caller reported hearing multiple gunshots and seeing someone down on the ground.
Police said Landin was declared dead at the scene.
The police department initially reported on Saturday that the man had suffered life-threatening injuries.
Based on the preliminary investigation, police said Landin was in a parking lot with other people when a vehicle with more people arrived. A short time later, gunfire was heard.
Investigators have collected evidence from the scene and interviewed several witnesses. Police said the circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation, and investigators believe the incident was targeted.
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