116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
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This is John McGlothlen with The Gazette digital news desk and I'm here with your update for Monday, September 12th.
According to the National Weather Service, we’ll have a 20 percent chance of rain before 1 p.m. today in the Cedar Rapids area. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Winds from the northwest, 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Then tonight, it should be clear, with a low around 50.
A man with a gunshot wound arrived at a Cedar Rapids hospital Saturday shortly after police were dispatched to a shots-fired report, according to a Cedar Rapids Police Department news release. At 12:23 p.m., officers were sent to the area of Ninth Street and D Avenue NW where they found shell casings behind a house in the 500 block of Ninth Street NW. A nearby vehicle and a neighbor's shed were struck by gunfire. Less than an hour later, officers were notified that a man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound arrived at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital for treatment. It was the second shooting in two days for the city. On Friday, police were called to a shots-fired incident at an apartment complex in southwest Cedar Rapids, where property damage was found. Police said a juvenile male showed up at a hospital for treatment, shortly after that shots-fired incident was reported.
An Olin man was killed early Saturday while driving an ATV in a Jones County wildlife area, according to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources news release. At about 3:30 a.m., 35-year-old James Minor drove off the roadway at Olin Access Wildlife Management Area and hit an obstruction. Authorities said Minor was declared dead at the scene.
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