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Cedar Rapids shooting now a homicide investigation

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

A shooting that happened in Cedar Rapids Saturday morning is now being investigated as a homicide.  The shooting victim, 28-year old Marcus McCaskill of Marion, died this morning at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Police received multiple reports of several shots fired in the 700 block of 15th Street SE at 2:58 a.m. Saturday morning. Police officers found McCaskill critically injured at the scene.

If you have information about what happened, call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463).  You can also  text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip.

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