Public Safety

Man found shot in vehicle near Franklin Middle School

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

CEDAR RAPIDS — Police reported finding a man injured by a gunshot Tuesday evening near Franklin Middle School in Cedar Rapids.

Police were called at 6:10 p.m. about shots fired at the 1800 block of A Ave. NE, followed by another call about a man who had been shot and was in a parked vehicle near the school, 300 20th St. NE, according to a police department news release.

The man was taken to the hospital, where his condition was unavailable.

School officials were notified, police said.

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