Public Safety

18-year-old shot in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday night

CRPD Cedar Rapids Police car
CRPD Cedar Rapids Police car

CEDAR RAPIDS — An 18-year-old man was shot Wednesday night in southeast Cedar Rapids.

Police responded about 9 p.m. to a report of shots fired in the area of Sixth Avenue and 16th Street SE, soon followed by a report that a man with a gunshot wound was admitted to Mercy Medical Center.

Police said the man’s injuries were not life-threatening but released no other details. The man was later released from the hospital.

No arrests have been made, and police are investigating.

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