Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Time: 5:19 p.m.
Location: 1500 block of Reagan Hill Dr.
Deceased: Iyanna Jahnee Dukes, Black female, born August 31, 2001
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified the homicide victim as Iyanna Jahnee Dukes.
On Thursday, September 16, 2021, Austin 9-1-1 received a call of shots fired in the 1500 block Reagan Hill Dr. APD officers and Austin-Travis County EMS arrived on scene and found a woman unresponsive on the ground. The victim appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound. Despite life-saving measures, the victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at 5:52 p.m. by Dr. Miller.
Homicide investigators and crime scene technicians responded to process the scene and interview witnesses. Through investigation, a Black male suspect was seen fleeing from the scene immediately after the shooting. It is believed the victim and the suspect knew each other.
On Friday, September 17, 2021, the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office conducted an autopsy and ruled the cause of death as gunshot wound and the manner, homicide.
Detectives are asking anyone with information or video of the incident to call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS, email email@example.com, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous. Information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin's 62nd homicide of 2021.