Man Charged with First-degree Murder in Waterloo Shooting Death


By Aaron Hepker

WATERLOO, Iowa - Police in Waterloo said that a man arrested in Nebraska has been charged with murder following a shooting death in November.

Waterloo police said that Marshals Service, 23-year-old Perquondis L. Holmes was arrested in Lincoln, Neb. Wednesday morning for possessing a firearm as a felon. On Wednesday afternoon, police announced the Holmes has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 18-year-old Dae'Quan Campbell on Nov. 14.

Police said Campbell was shot multiple times, causing him to slam his vehicle into an apartment building in the 1200 block of Langley Road in Waterloo. Police said at the time the warrant was issued that Holmes is not yet facing charges directly related to Campbell's death.

Police said they learned Holmes was in the Lincoln area and worked with the U.S. Marshals Metro Fugitive Task Force to determine his location. He was arrested at a residence in the 6900 block of N. Steamboat Road without incident, police said.

Holmes is being held in the Lancaster County Jail on $2 million bond and is awaiting extradition to Black Hawk County.
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