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15-year-old dies in shooting; police investigate as homicide

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Cedar Rapids Police are now investigating a homicide that happened Sunday night, in which a 15-year-old died.

According to police, officers were called to 361 16th St. SE just before 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police say a 15-year-old male showed up at the residence, saying he had been shot.

The victim went to St. Luke's Hospital, and died after surgery. He's identified as Aaron Kyle Richardson, 15, Cedar Rapids.

At this point, police do not believe the shooting was a random act. Police say the victim appears to have been targeted.

Anyone with information is urged to call Cedar Rapids Police or the Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-272-7463.
 

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