At approximately 1:58 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2021, Iowa City Police responded to the 900 Block of Cross Park Avenue for a report of several gunshots and possible victims struck by gunfire.

Upon arrival, police found two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. The two men were transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

At this time, the victims have not cooperated with police, but witnesses reported seeing at least two dark-skinned men running from the area after the shots were fired. Police have not located these individuals, but believe this is not a random event. The incident remains under investigation.

How you can help:

This incident is being actively investigated by the Iowa City Police Department and we are asking the public for assistance. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Iowa City Police Department at 319-356-5275. In addition, anyone in that area with security cameras is asked to review their recordings and contact the Iowa City Police Department with any potential footage or information about this incident.

Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information about this incident that leads to an arrest. Crime Stoppers tips can be submitted via the P3 Tips app, online at, or by phone at 319-358-TIPS (8477). All tips and calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information are not required to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

CASE #: 2021004399

Date of publication

Wednesday, June 23, 2021