Public Safety

Man shot in SW Cedar Rapids Saturday night has life-threatening wounds

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

A man shot Saturday night in southwest Cedar Rapids was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

At about 10:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Ninth Street SW for a shots-fired report, according to a news release from the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

Officers found a man who was approximately 35 years old with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

The release stated the investigation is active and ongoing.

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