On Wednesday, the Antioch Police Department announced the arrest Kelandre Dunn in connection with the October 3 fatal shooting of Dmar Tucker.
The incident took place at approximately 3:54 am in the 700 block of Hap Arnold Street where Tucker was shot and killed.
Police were able to identify Dunn as the suspect in the case and it was determined through the investigation that Dunn and Tucker were both in a relationship with an unnamed female.
Dunn, 32 of Concord, waited for Tucker, 39 of Vallejo, to park his vehicle on Hap Arnold Street and when Tucker stepped out of his vehicle, Dunn fired numerous shots at Tucker.
Tucker was struck one time and died at the scene from his injuries. Dunn fled to Stanislaus County where Detectives with the Antioch Police Department Violent Crimes Unit, Special Operations Unit and Officers from the Problem Oriented Policing Team were able to take Dunn into custody without incident in the City of Modesto.
On 10/7/2020, this case was presented to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office and Dunn was charged with murder while lying in wait and for personally using a firearm during the commission of a murder. Dunn is currently being held at the Contra Costa County Jail without bail.
On October 3 at approximately 03:58 AM, Antioch police officers were called to the 700 block of Hap Arnold Street in the City of Antioch on the report of several gunshots heard in the area.
Numerous officers responded to the scene and located one male (39 y/o) victim down in the backyard of a residence. The victim was found to be suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
Officers immediately began providing first-aid and called for emergency paramedics. Ultimately, the victim, who was an Antioch resident, succumbed to his injuries and passed at the scene. After the shooting, the suspect fled the area.
The victim in this case appears to have been targeted by the suspect(s). Antioch Police Department’s Crime Scene Investigators and Detectives with the Violent Crimes and Special Operations Units responded to the scene and took over the investigation.
During the investigation a suspect was identified, a 32-year-old resident of Concord, and detectives learned he fled to another county. Detectives tracked the suspect to where he was hiding and safely took him into custody.
Currently, detectives are working to identify any other suspects or persons-of-interest. The investigation is still active, and evidence is being collected and evaluated.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925)778-2441, or Detective Smith at 925-779-6876. You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.