Suspect in custody after shots-fired incident on 11th Street NW

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids Police Department officials said the 30-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody Monday night.

His name is Isaiah Martin and he is now charged with: attempted murder; assault domestic abuse, with intent to injure, with a weapon; intimidation with a weapon; going armed with intent; criminal mischief; neglect of a dependent person.

Right before 8 p.m. Monday night, CRPD officers responded to a call for shots-fired at 1340 11th Street NW.

The responding officers found evidence of gunfire in the area and bullet entry points on the victim’s vehicle.

The victims, a female driver and her son, were targeted by Martin following an on-site verbal altercation.

Neither person in the vehicle was struck by gunfire.

The responding officers were able to locate the suspect several blocks away with a firearm.

He was arrested and taken to the Linn County Correctional Center.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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