Cedar Rapids police: Warrant issued in double-fatal shooting

May 31, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Cedar Rapids police say an arrest warrant has been issued for a connection with a shooting in a business parking lot that killed two people and injured two others.

Police said Friday the warrant was issued for 26-year-old Andre Richardson on suspicion of murder in the killings of Matrell Michael Eu’gene Johnson and Royal Ceiz Abram on May 18. Both of the men killed were 18.

Two others were injured in the early morning shooting in a parking lot at the Iowa Smoke Shop in Cedar Rapids. Those victims, both aged 19, remain hospitalized.