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Police arrest man after report of gunshots in Cedar Rapids Sunday night

Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 12:05 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Cedar Rapids police arrested a man as they investigated a report of gunshots on the city’s northeast side Sunday night.

Officials said it happened after they were called to the alley behind the 1700 block of C Avenue Northeast around 9 p.m.

Police said they saw a man who tried to run away and ignored multiple commands to stop. Police were able to apprehend the man a short time later.

The man refused to give officers his name, but was later identified as 20-year-old Malachi Handley.

Handley faces a charge of interference with official acts.

No one was hurt in the shooting, but officials found several shell casings and damage to a home and an unoccupied vehicle in the area.

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