Public Safety

Cedar Rapids man faces attempted murder charge in February shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man accused of being involved in a February shooting was arrested Thursday afternoon.

Laron Reginald Jackson, 27, was arrested on a warrant for attempted murder after a traffic stop shortly before 1 p.m. at Westdale Drive and Williams Boulevard SW, according to a Cedar Rapids police news release.

Jackson is accused of shooting a 34-year-old man, who was not identified, in the 2100 block of Scotty Drive SW around 4 p.m. Feb. 3.

Jackson is being held in the Linn County Jail on a $100,000 cash bond, according to jail records.

The U.S. Marshals Service assisted Cedar Rapids police in the arrest.

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