CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A 4-year-old boy has sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound in a shooting incident in Cedar Rapids Wednesday afternoon.
Police responded to the incident at 208 7th St. SW at 2:42 p.m. and provided emergency medical care. The victim was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital before being transferred to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
A preliminary investigation suggests the shooting appeared to be unintentional.
There is an active, ongoing investigation.