On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at approximately 4:10 a.m., Iowa City Police responded to the 500 Block of S. Scott Boulevard for a report of multiple gunshots. Upon arrival, police found over 50 shell casings indicating multiple weapons were fired. Police located damage to vehicles and buildings in the area, but no injuries have been reported to police at this time.

No arrests have been made, and police do not believe this is a random event.

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 iccrimestoppers.org, 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 #: 2021005037

Date of publication

Monday, July 19, 2021