Update with Victim Name

On Sunday, December 27, 2020 at approximately 4:22 AM Waterloo Police and Waterloo Fire Rescue were dispatched to the area of Iowa and 4th Street, on report of a shooting victim.   Upon their arrival they found an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.   The victim was identified as Elijah L. Hunt age 31.   Hunt was taken by ambulance to Unity Point Hospital where he died from his injuries.   The investigation into this matter is ongoing.   Waterloo Police continue to seek out, and speak with witnesses to this incident.   We are asking for anyone with information about this incident to contact the Waterloo Police at 319-291-4340 Option 3/Investigations.  

No further information will be released pending notification of relatives.

Anyone having social media or recordings of this incident can submit them by following the link listed below.


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Public Information Officer 
Major Joe Leibold
Investigations Division

Waterloo Police Department
715 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

After 4 p.m. and on Weekends,
Please contact the On-Duty
Watch Commander at 319-291-4340 option 2