CR shooting injures teen

A shooting on the southeast side of Cedar Rapids on Wednesday night left one woman injured, officials said.

Officers investigate the scene of a shooting on the southeast side of Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, January 16 (Mike O'Brien/KCRG)

At 6:52 p.m., Cedar Rapids police were dispatched to the area near the intersection of 5th Avenue SE and 15th Street SE. When they arrived at the scene, officers found a juvenile female in an alleyway between 6th and 7th Avenue with a single gunshot wound to the abdomen. Officials did not release a name or any other details about the victim.

The juvenile was given immediate medical attention and then transported to the hospital. No information on the extent of her injury was available.

Officers gathered evidence from the scene and spoke with potential witnesses. An investigation is ongoing.

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