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Two Arrested for the Murder and Robbery of Collin Brown One Remains At Large

Wednesday May 18, 2016 3:17pm
Two Arrested for the Murder and Robbery of Collin Brown One Remains At Large

Dubuque County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Imere Dejon Hall (18) of 524 E 22nd Street near his residence today at 11:30am on a warrant charging him with Murder in the First Degree and Robbery in the First Degree

Dubuque Police arrested Taylor Christine Shaw (21) of 1667 Drexel in the area of 20th and White Streets at 12:37PM on warrants charging her with Murder in the First Degree and Robbery in the First Degree.

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office has a warrant for the arrest of Tacari Trevon Minifee (19) of Dubuque for Murder in the First Degree and Robbery in the First Degree and is requesting the assistance of the public in locating him. Minifee is considered to be armed and the public should not attempt to apprehend him, but instead are asked to contact local law enforcement at 563-583-1711 with any information they may have on his whereabouts.

The charges stem from an investigation by the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation into the April 2, 2016 homicide death of 21 year old Collin Brown.

On that date at approximately 2:01am the Dubuque County Sheriff's OFfice and the Dubuque Police Department responded to 9442 Noonan St Lot 749 for a report of shots fired. Collin Brown was found suffering from a gunshot wound and transported Mercy Hospital by the Key West Fire Deparmtent where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy conducted by the Iowa State Medical Examiner determined the Brown died as a result of the gunshot wound, and his death was ruled a homicide.

The investigation determined that multiple male suspects, armed with handguns forcibly entered Brown's residence in an attempt to commit a robbery. Brown fled from his residence and was shot as he entered a nearby residence. Those involved fled the scene in a vehicle.

Murder in the First Degree is a Class A felony and is punishable by life imprisonment. Robbery in the First Degree is a Class B felony and is punishable by up to 25 year imprisonment.

The filing of a criminal charge is merely and accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

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