Reginald L. Ward, Jr. Death: Kum & Go shooting Victim Passed Away

Reginald L. Ward, Jr. the victim of Kum & Go gas station shooting that happened on Wednesday morning has died, Cedar Rapids Police Department said.

The 27-year-old died at St. Luke’s Hospital at 4:40 a.m. on Thursday, according Police. Reginald L. Ward, Jr.’s  body is being sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

The shooting happened just after 7:50 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Kum & Go at 1st Avenue and 32nd Street NE, police said. First responders arrived to find the man with a serious gunshot wound.

Based on the preliminary investigation, authorities said a silver, possibly four-door vehicle was seen leaving the scene westbound on 1st Avenue.

Anybody with information should contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463).