Public Safety

Gunshot fired from one vehicle at another on I-380 in southwest Cedar Rapids, police say

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CEDAR RAPIDS — A motorist reported being shot at Thursday morning while driving south on Interstate 380.

The motorist told investigators he was driving near Wilson Avenue SW when a black sport utility vehicle with Colorado license plates pulled up next to him and fired a single shot, according to the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

Police said the bullet struck and entered the man’s pickup, a 2019 Ford F-350. The driver was unharmed, according to a news release.

The sport utility vehicle was last seen traveling west on Highway 30 west of Edgewood Road SW.

Preliminary information indicates the incident likely was a targeted shooting., police said. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491.

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