4th Street Shooting Update

11/24/20

Waterloo, IA.   The Waterloo Police Department continues to investigate the shooting that occurred in and around 501 W.4th Street, in Waterloo Iowa, where 22 year old Da’Curious (Dacarious) Burkett and 28 year old Takeya M. Hogan-Camp were shot and killed.   In addition at least 8 other people were injured. 

Since this incident Police have located and interviewed over 100 witnesses, served over 50 court orders and processed countless pieces of evidence.

The investigation into this matter led to warrants being issued for Willie E. Saffold Jr. age 21 of Waterloo, Iowa for Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon and Possession of Firearms as a Felon.  Police determined that Saffold was possibly staying in the Chicago area and began working with the United States Marshall’s Office in an attempt to take Saffold into custody.    On Friday, October 30th, 2020 Saffold was located and taken into custody by U.S. Marshalls in Chicago without incident.   He was later transferred and is currently being held in the Black Hawk County Jail. 

The investigation into this matter is ongoing and we continue to seek out, and speak with witnesses.   If you were in and/or around 501 W. 4th Street on Saturday, September 26th, 2020 around 3 AM please contact the Waterloo Police Department at 319-291-4340 Option 3/Investigations.

We appreciate the assistance we have and continue to receive from the community.   We continue to investigate this matter and appreciate the support and resources we continue to receive from our local, state and federal resources to bring a resolution to this incident.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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Public Information Officer 
Major Joe Leibold
Investigations Division
leiboldj@waterloopolice.com
319-291-4383

Waterloo Police Department
715 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

After 4 p.m. and on Weekends,
Please contact the On-Duty
Watch Commander at 319-291-4340 option 2