Man suffers life-threatening wounds in Cedar Rapids shooting

October 30, 2019 GMT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police in Cedar Rapids saying a man is fighting for his life after being shot in a gas station lot, and officers are now searching for a suspect.

Cedar Rapids police say in a news release that the shooting happened just before 8 a.m. Wednesday at a Kum & Go gas station. A man in his 20s was found with critical injuries and rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators believe the man was targeted.

Police say they have a description of the car used in the shooting and are searching for it. Police also are asking the public for any information on the crime.