On July 24, 2016 at about 2011 hours, Officers with the Violent Crimes Apprehension Team stopped a vehicle in the area of Columbia St and Edwards reference a vehicle violation. During the stop, Officers made contact with a subject named Nathaniel Matlock (Age 19). During a pat down of his person, a 40 cal handgun was located on his person. The weapon was determined to be stolen from a burglary in Waterloo, Iowa. Matlock was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of Weapon as a Felon, Possession of Marijuana, and Carrying Weapons. He was booked into the BHC Jail.
On July 24, 2016 at about 2158 hours, Watch II Patol Officers were sent to the area of the 400 block of Reed St reference shots fired. During the investigation, Officers with the Violent Crimes Apprehension Team located a group of subjects in the 400 block of Cutler. During the investigation VCAT Officers located and recovered a revolver. Several subjects were detained. Charges are pending as the investigation is pending further follow-up.
Waterloo Police Department
On July 17th at 5:50 P.M. the Waterloo Police Department responded to the Unity Point Health, Allen Hospital on a report of three subjects brought into the emergency room by private vehicle with gunshot wounds.
Officers determined that the shooting took place in the 800 block of Logan Ave in Waterloo. That area was secured and there was evidence that the shooting did occur in front of 817 Logan Ave.
While investigating the incident the Police Department was informed that one of the victims had died from the gunshot wound. Otavious Donte Brown, age 21 of Waterloo, died of a single gunshot to the chest.
Dewon C. Campbell, age 17, of Waterloo, and Aundrey F. Roberts, age 22 of Waterloo, also received injuries from being shot, but were non-threatening and they were treated and released.
This investigation is ongoing and no additional information is being released at this time. Anyone with any information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Waterloo Police Department at (319) 291-4340.
Captain Dave Mohlis
Investigations Division Commander