Suspect in Custody
Lieutenant Ted McClimon, (563) 589-4473
Chief Jeremy Jensen, (563) 589-4444
June 5, 2022 -- For Immediate Release
DUBUQUE, Iowa – On 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 Keywani Evans, 30, of Freeport, IL shot the adult male victim multiple times, following a confrontation outside 1913 Central Avenue.
The victim was transported to MercyOne Dubuque, where he was pronounced dead.
During the early morning hours of June 5, 2022, Officers utilized the city of Dubuque traffic cameras to locate and track Evans near the Goodwill at 2121 Holliday Dr. where he was taken into custody at 7:36 a.m.
Evans is charged on an arrest warrant with Murder 1st Degree with a $1,000,000 cash bond.
The name of the victim may be released in the next several days, pending next of kin notifications.
The investigation remains active.
Murder in the 1st Degree is a class “A” felony punishable by life in prison.
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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