Shooting in 100 Block of Curtis Street SW Update (Victim Name Released)
On Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 3:54 a.m. Cedar Rapids police officers received a report of shots fired in the Summit View Village in the 100 block of Curtis Street SW. Officers arrived on scene to find a 19-year old male who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.
Police officers, firefighters, and Area Ambulance Service personnel provided emergency medical care at the scene. Shortly thereafter, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The victim has been identified as Keyshawn Vondale Allers, DOB/05-31-2001, age 19, of Palo, IA. Allers has been transported to the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny, IA for an autopsy.
There is an active homicide investigation.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County CrimeStoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME or text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip. You can continue to trade information with an investigator. Text STOP to opt out at any time. Please reference case #2020-09574.
Disclaimer: Any arrest information included above is based on the legal conclusion that, as with any criminal case, a charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.