On Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 1:20 a.m., Iowa City Police Officers responded to the area of Sandusky Drive and Taylor Drive to multiple reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, Officers located a vehicle in the 1300 Block of Bancroft Drive that had collided with a tree. Officers determined that the driver of the vehicle had sustained gunshot wounds. The adult, male victim was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and was later pronounced deceased. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, May 17, 2021, to be conducted by the Johnson County Medical Examiner’s Office. 

No further information is being released at this time pending the results of the autopsy. This incident remains under active investigation by the Iowa City Police Department, the Johnson County Medical Examiner's Office, and the Johnson County Attorney’s Office.

The ICPD continues to request information from anyone who has information regarding this case. The Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect or suspects in these matters. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 358-TIPS (8477) or at www.iccrimestoppers.org. All contacts are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

Date of publication

Sunday, May 16, 2021

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