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Friday afternoon shooting in Cedar Rapids under investigation



Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Police of Cedar Rapids is investigating a shooting that occurred on the city’s Southeast side on Friday afternoon.

After receiving a complaint of numerous gunshots being fired, police were dispatched to the 1400-block of 8th Avenue SE shortly after 2 p.m.

Officers investigating the incident discovered a 2011 GMC Terrain with gunshot wounds and bullet casings near the 1500-block of 8th Avenue SE.

Police say no one was inside the vehicle.

Based on their investigation, police say two people in a red Ford Mustang left the area heading north on 15th Street SE.

Officers say the Mustang was found a short time later and got a warrant to search the car. Nobody was inside the vehicle.

No injuries have been reported as a result of this incident.

Police say the investigation is active and ongoing.

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