The Cedar Rapids Police Department is continuing to investigate a double homicide that occurred last evening.  Police officers received a call of a shooting at 1708 4th Avenue SE on Wednesday evening at 10:09 p.m. and arrived on scene at 10:10 p.m. to find an adult male and adult female who had been shot inside the residence.  The two victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

The victims have been identified as:

  1. Quintrell D. Perkins, DOB/09-27-1991, age 22, of Cedar Rapids
  2. Sierrah Rochelle Simmons, DOB/10-13-1993, age 20, of Cedar Rapids

The investigation has determined that a person or persons fired multiple rounds from outside of the residence into the dwelling.  The case remains an active, ongoing investigation. 

Citizens with information about this incident are asked to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463) or text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip.  You can continue to trade information with an investigator.  Text STOP to opt out at any time.

The thoughts and prayers of our radio family go out to the families of the deceased.