Police Requesting Public Assistance
Lieutenant Ted McClimon, (563) 589-4473
Captain Marty Steil, ( 563) 589-4467
June 7, 2022 -- For Immediate Release
DUBUQUE, Iowa – On Saturday, June 4, 2022, at approximately 6:58 p.m., Dubuque Police responded to 1913 Central Avenue for a report of shots fired. The initial investigation revealed that Keywani Evans, 30, of Freeport, IL shot and killed Taiwon Jackson, 20, of Dubuque, following a confrontation outside 1913 Central Avenue.
Evans fled the scene on foot heading west from the 1900 block of Central Avenue. Evans was taken into custody on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at 7:36 a.m. behind Goodwill at 2121 Holliday Dr.
Residents and businesses in the highlighted area are asked to check your surveillance camera footage from Saturday, June 4 at 6:58 p.m. through Sunday, June 5 at 7:36 a.m. Evans is believed to have traveled through the highlighted area on foot after the murder and may have discarded evidence, possibly a firearm.
Evans is described as a black male, 6’1”, 210 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans, a white and red striped shirt and tennis shoes.
If you have footage of Evans or any other suspicious activity, please contact Cpl. Chad Crabill (563) 589-4430 or Capt. Marty Steil (563) 589-4467.
As with any criminal case, the charges filed are allegations and any suspects are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. If you have any information on this incident or others, please call the Dubuque Police Department at 563-589-4415 or Crime Stoppers at 800-747-0117 or 563-588-0714 (if the information leads to an arrest, the caller is eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000). You can also submit tips anonymously online at www.cityofdubuque.org/police or through the MyDBQ smartphone app available at www.cityofdubuque.org/MyDBQ.
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