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Two People Injured During Overnight Shooting in Cedar Falls

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Cedar Falls police are still looking for the person who opened fire into a crowd early Tuesday morning injuring two people.

According to the Des Moines Register, the gunman fired multiple shots into a crowd of people gathered on "college hill" around 1:45 a.m. College hill is a strip of bars located just blocks away from the University of Northern Iowa campus.

The two victims are both 18 years old. One was shot in the hand. The other was shot in the foot. Both remain hospitalized but are expected to recover. A parked car and a business was also hit with gunfire.

An officer responding to the shooting chased the gunman on foot but then lost him while running through a residential neighborhood.

Police do not believe the shooting was random. They believe the shooter likely knew the victims.

Investigators are asking anyone who took video in that area from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m. to contact police.

Police say they plan to to meet with bars and other businesses in that area to discuss security and safety improvements.

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