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Hiawatha Police investigate early morning shooting

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Police in Hiawatha are investigating a shooting early Sunday morning.

They say it happened around 1:30 a.m. at a parking lot in the 800 block of Brandon Ave.

They say the victim had a gunshot wound to the lower abdomen.

He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

His name and condition have not been released.

Officers then noticed a vehicle matching the description of the suspect's vehicle driving at a high rate of speed.

A short chase took place before the vehicle stopped in the 6500 block of Medford Lane in Cedar Rapids.

The driver was arrested on traffic charges while a passenger ran from the scene.

That person has not been apprehended.

Police say a gun was recovered along the path of the fleeing vehicle.

No names have been released.

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