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Police say two persons of interest in deadly May Waterloo shooting believed to be in Des Moines area

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Marcus Sykes (Left), Shireca Wilson (Right)

DES MOINES, Iowa (KWWL) -- Police have identified a man and a woman possibly connected to a Waterloo shooting on May 15 that left a 23-year-old man dead.

Police believe these persons of interest, 25-year-old Marcus Robert Sykes and 23-year-old Shireca Wilson, are hiding together in the Des Moines area.

In the early morning of May 15, 23-year-old Dayton Lee Matlock was shot and killed in an alley along Grant Ave and Hammond Ave in Waterloo. There were two other victims in the shooting that suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

A post from Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers says that Sykes was in possession of a firearm at the time.

There are active arrest warrants for both Sykes and Wilson. Sykes has an arrest warrant for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Wilson has warrants for Probation Violation, Burglary 2nd Degree, and Willful Injury.

Sykes is described as 5'9", 135 lbs, with multiple tattoos, and Wilson is described as 5'1", 136 lbs with a tattoo on her chest that says "Faith."

If you have any information, call either the:

  • Waterloo Police Department at 319-223-1400,
  • Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers at 855-300-TIPS
  • or Des Moines Police Department at 515-283-481
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