UPDATE: Cedar Rapids police have released the identity of the victim of a Sunday night shooting on the city's southwest side. According to a press release, the victim has been identified as 22-year-old Mohamed Tawfik.


Cedar Rapids police say that one person is dead following a shooting on the city's southwest side on Sunday night.

KCRG reports that Cedar Rapids police officers were called to the 5500 block of Kirkwood Blvd. at around 7:22 p.m. Sunday night, after receiving reports of someone being shot. When officers arrived, they found a vehicle off the road in the 5600 block of Kirkwood Blvd. The driver of the vehicle was unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound, according to KCRG. 

The man, who has not been identified, died at a local hospital. Police are asking that anyone with information on the case call 319-286-5491. No arrests have been made.

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