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CEDAR RAPIDS — Two people were injured in shootings that happened less than two hours apart Monday night in Cedar Rapids, according to a news release from the Cedar Rapids Police Department.
The first incident was reported at 6:55 p.m. Police responded to the 2100 block of North Towne Court NE and found one male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
He was given medical care and taken to a hospital for further treatment. His injuries are not life-threatening, according to police.
The second shooting happened at 8:38 p.m. in the 1000 block of 19th Street SE. Police found a female victim inside a residence who had a gunshot wound in her thigh. She was taken to a hospital for treatment and has since been released.
A second residence in the area of 1000 19th Street SE also had been hit by gunfire.
Both shootings were targeted events, but they were not related to each other, according to police.
These shootings come just a day after a juvenile was wounded in a shooting in the 1600 block of Seventh Avenue SE.
Police are investigating all three incidents and have asked anyone with information to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-(800) 272-7463.
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