Des Moines Police Seek Information on Year-Old Murder Case

DES MOINES, Iowa – The mystery surrounding the murder of 25-year-old Shakuir Gipson in Des Moines one year ago remains unsolved. On April 1, 2023, Gipson was fatally shot north of downtown near Sixth and Indiana avenues. Des Moines police are actively seeking information to identify the perpetrator captured in a released video as the suspected gunman.

Local authorities are urging anyone with details about the case to come forward, as investigators continue to work on solving the homicide. Despite the release of the video footage, no one in the neighborhood has been able to recognize the individual shown. In an effort to prompt leads, a reward is being offered for any valuable information that could assist in resolving the case.

The community is deeply affected by the loss of Gipson, described as a prominent and respected figure in the area. Authorities are determined to bring closure to his loved ones and seek justice for the tragic event. The investigation remains ongoing, emphasizing the importance of community involvement in providing crucial leads to crack the case and ensure that those responsible are held accountable for their actions.

Des Moines police are committed to pursuing all available leads and resources to bring the perpetrator to justice. The closure of this case is vital not only for Gipson’s family and friends but also for the wider community deeply affected by his untimely death. Investigators are urging anyone with information, no matter how small it may seem, to come forward and assist in solving this senseless crime.

As the anniversary of Gipson’s death approaches, the community continues to mourn the loss of a beloved member and seeks answers to bring closure to this tragic chapter. Des Moines residents are encouraged to report any suspicious activity or information that could aid in solving the case and delivering justice for Gipson and his grieving loved ones. The quest for justice remains a top priority for law enforcement, underscoring their dedication to resolving this case and ensuring that the perpetrator is held accountable for their actions.