Public Safety

Person fatally shot in NW Cedar Rapids Monday

Cedar Rapids Police cruisers are stationed outside a home in the 400 block of F Avenue NW following a shooting incident
Cedar Rapids Police cruisers are stationed outside a home in the 400 block of F Avenue NW following a shooting incident in Cedar Rapids on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Police were called just before 11 am Monday and on arrival found a deceased victim. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)
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A person was found dead late Monday morning when police arrived at the scene of a shooting incident in northwest Cedar Rapids.

Police were dispatched at 10:54 a.m. to the 400 block of F Avenue NW for a shots-fired incident, according to a news release from the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

Upon arrival, police found a deceased victim. A person of interest was being questioned and police remained on the scene.

Police believe it was a targeted incident, based on preliminary information. There is an active investigation.

Check back for additional details on this developing story.

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