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Police Investigate Overnight Shooting in Downtown Cedar Rapids

Police Investigate Overnight Shooting in Downtown Cedar Rapids

April 10, 2022

Cedar Rapids Police are investigating a shooting at Taboo Nightclub and Lounge, 415 Third Street SE that occurred at 1:27a.m. on Sunday, April, 10, 2022. Two individuals are confirmed dead and approximately ten more are injured and receiving medical attention at multiple local hospitals. Cedar Rapids Police were on routine downtown patrol when the shooting occurred and were able to respond immediately. The scene is secure and there is no threat to public safety. Police are currently interviewing witnesses and Crime Scene Investigators are on-site. 

“Our hearts are with those impacted by the incident last night. This is not Cedar Rapids. This is not who we are. I want to thank our police officers for their swift response last night and their hard work every day keeping us safe," said Mayor Tiffany O'Donnell. "The Cedar Rapids Police Department is working hard to bring the person or persons responsible to justice. As citizens, we can take an active role in heading off these incidents before they happen. This means respecting one another, resolving issues peacefully, and holding ourselves and each other accountable. Together we can build the safe and welcoming community we want for Cedar Rapids.” 

Anyone present at the time of the shooting or with knowledge of the incident is encouraged to contact Cedar Rapids Police at 319-286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-272-7463.


Disclaimer: Any arrest and complaint 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 in a court of law.

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