Waterloo police have arrested four people in connection with a shooting in the city Tuesday morning (March 7, 2017).

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of W. 4th St. and Western Ave. around 10 a.m. on a report that a person had been shot. Upon arrival, police found Jeremiah Taylor, 20, of Cedar Rapids, with a gunshot wound to the buttocks. He underwent surgery at a local hospital, where he was listed in stable condition Wednesday morning.

As a result of the investigation, the following four people were arrested and charged in Black Hawk County District Court:

  • Sahjit Phillips, 18, of Waterloo - intimidation with a dangerous weapon, carrying weapons and willful injury
  • William McNealy, 16, of Waterloo - intimidation with a dangerous weapon
  • Kutarius Northern, 21, of Marion - 3rd-degree threft (possession of the stolen firearm) and carrying weapons
  • Ka’Leck Bolden, 18, of Cedar Rapids - carrying weapons

Police said they spoke with witnesses who saw someone pull a handgun from his waistband and fire several shots at Taylor. Shortly after the shooting, authorities detained two suspects and recovered two handguns at the scene. Police said one of the weapons had been reported stolen from Davenport.