Public Safety

15-year-old shot early Saturday in Cedar Rapids

Juvenile had a non-life threatening gunshot injury

A Cedar Rapids police car. (The Gazette)
A Cedar Rapids police car. (The Gazette)

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 15-year-old with a non-life threatening gunshot wound was seen at a hospital early Saturday, shortly after police were called to the 2200 block of C Street SW regarding a shots fired incident.

Cedar Rapids police responded at about 3:48 a.m. and discovered shell casings at that location as well as some property damage. A short time later, officers were dispatched to UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital in reference to the juvenile with a gunshot injury. Police didn't identify whether the youth was male or female.

No arrests have been made.

This is an ongoing investigation, police said, and no further details are available as of Saturday morning.

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