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This is John McGlothlen with The Gazette digital news desk and I'm here with your update for Monday, July 26th.
For our weather today in the Cedar Rapids area, we’re expecting it to be sunny with a high near 90. Winds from the south around 5 mph eventually. Then tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Iowa City police are investigating after gunfire erupted early Sunday on the Pedestrian Mall in Iowa City. Police said shots were fired around 1:10 a.m. after a fight broke out among several people in an alley behind the Fieldhouse bar - just hours after the Iowa City Downtown Block Party wrapped up. Police said one person fired several shots with a handgun into the crowd and a 24-year-old woman and 17-year-old boy were struck. They both sustained what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries. No arrests have been made. Police released a video of the incident and are asking for help identifying those involved. The video can be viewed at thegazette.com.
A motorcyclist was seriously injured Saturday in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 30 in southwest Cedar Rapids. Cedar Rapids police said they and firefighters were dispatched at 5:19 p.m. to Highway 30 westbound, just east of the Williams Boulevard SW exit. First responders found an unconscious 52-year-old man about 30 feet down the embankment. The man received emergency medical care and was transported to UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital with “serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.”
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