Public Safety

Cedar Rapids police investigating stabbing

A Cedar Rapids police car. (Gazette file photo)
A Cedar Rapids police car. (Gazette file photo)

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids police are investigating a stabbing.

According to a news release, officers were called to the area of 14th Avenue and Second Street SW at 6:20 p.m. Thursday for a report of a person with a possible stab wound walking around the area. By the time police arrived, the alleged victim had been taken to UnityPoint-St. Luke’s Hospital by a private vehicle.

Police said when they went to the hospital, the victim was being treated in the emergency room for a stab wound to the right chest area. The victim — who is not identified in the news release — was treated and released.

The stabbing remains under investigation.

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