Cedar Rapids police ID 2 shooting victims – kwwl.com

Cedar Rapids police ID 2 shooting victims - kwwl.com

Names released in fatal Cedar Rapids shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police have released the identities of two people killed in a weekend shooting in Cedar Rapids.

Cedar Rapids Police said two 18-year-olds, Matrell Eugene Johnson and Royal Ceiz Abram died as a result of the shooting early Saturday morning. A 19-year-old woman was also wounded in the shooting and she remained hospitalized Sunday.

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2 killed, 2 critically injured in Cedar Rapids shooting

The shooting happened around 1:20 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Iowa Smoke Shop on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids.

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Investigators believe the victims were in a vehicle in the parking lot at the store when someone approached them firing a gun.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Cedar Rapids police have identified the deceased victims of Saturday mornings shooting as 18-year old Matrell Michael Eugene Johnson, and 18-year old Royal Ceiz Abram.

The two other victims, a 19-year old unidentified female, and an unidentified 19-year old male both remain hospitalized with life threatening injuries.

Police responded to the Iowa Smoke Shop around 1:30 Saturday morning located at 70 Kirkwood Court Southwest. Investigators believe someone shot the four victims while they were in a vehicle in the parking lot.

Police believe its a targeted attack but have not made any arrests. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at 319-286-5491.

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