Friday Night Cedar Rapids Shooting Kills One, Injures Another
[UPDATE, 1/24/20 at 1:41 p.m.: One of the victims has now been identified in a media release as 18-year-old Andrew Dontae Gaston who died at 12:39 a.m. Saturday morning at UnityPoint-St. Luke’s Hospital. The other victim is an unnamed 16-year-old who suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound]
The Cedar Rapids Police Department responded just before midnight Friday night to a shooting incident at the corner of Blairs Ferry Rd. and Agin Ct. NE.
There were multiple reports of gunfire and the cops found two injured victims at the scene, according to CBS2.
CRPD posted in a Tweet that they had to block off the area to gather evidence and conduct interviews with witnesses. No arrests were made, police say it was not a random act and they emphasize that the public is not in danger.
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