Cedar Rapids Police report a man was killed in a Saturday evening shooting in the northeast part of the city. They're seeking a person of interest.

Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 1100 block of Maplewood Drive N.E. Saturday night at 9:42, where two people had been shot. Cedar Rapids Police report 21-year old (DOB 6-22-94) Brandon Johnson of Cedar Rapids died at the scene. The second victim, a 16-year old male, was taken to a local hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

According to a press release from Cedar Rapids Police this afternoon, they believe last night's events are tied to a "long-standing dispute between two families and their associates."

[UPDATED Sunday (3/20) evening]: Kenyauta Keith (DOB 3-8-2000) was arrested at the Cedar Rapids Police Department at approximately 6 Sunday (3/20) evening. He has been charged with First Degree Murder in the death of Brandon Johnson and Attempted Murder, involving the 16-year old male. Cedar Rapids Police had been seeking Keith (photo below) as a person of interest earlier in the day.

Kenyauta Keith, via Cedar Rapids Police Department

This video posted to social media last night seems to clearly indicate seven shots were fired at the scene. WARNING: The video may not be suitable for all.


Posted by Drew Wood on Saturday, March 19, 2016

This is the second shooting death in Cedar Rapids this weekend. 15-year old Senquez Jackson was shot Friday afternoon and was pronounced dead late yesterday afternoon. The investigation into that shooting is also ongoing.

[via Cedar Rapids Police]