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Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident on the southwest side of town Friday afternoon.
Police were called to an apartment complex in the 4600 block of First Ave. SW at about 3:41 p.m. Friday on a report of shots fired at the building, according to a news release. Officers found evidence of a shooting, including damage to vehicles and a garage.
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Witnesses reported several people arriving at the scene just before the shots were fired, and the same group then quickly left the area, the news release states. Witnesses also reported that gunfire struck near their feet.
Police report that shortly after the incident, a juvenile male showed up at a local hospital seeking treatment for a wound to a lower extremity. It is believed the male was at the scene of the shooting, according to the news release.
Investigators are seeking security footage and witnesses who can identify the shooter or shooters. If you have information, please call the Cedar Rapids Police at 319-286-5491.