UPDATED June 22
On June 22 authorities dropped charges against two teenagers who Austin Police Department said were involved in a fight that led to the Sixth Street mass shooting on June 12. APD is now looking for a new suspect: De’ondre Jermirris White, 19, who investigators believe is responsible for the shooting death of Douglas Kantor, 25, as well as the shooting injuries of 13 others.
|June 14, 2021|
Second Suspect Arrested in Connection with Downtown Austin Shooting incident
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
Time: 1:24 a.m.
Location: 400 block of E. 6th Street.
Arrested: Jeremiah Roshaun Leland James Tabb, Black male, 17 years of age
The Austin Police Department (APD), in partnership with the Killeen ISD Police Department has arrested Jeremiah Roshaun Leland James Tabb, for aggravated assault in connection to Saturday’s Downtown Austin shooting incident in the 400 block of E. 6th Street. On Monday, June 14, 2021, Tabb was arrested without incident in Killeen while enrolled in a summer school class.
This case is ongoing and still under investigation. A booking photo of James will be provided as soon as it becomes available.
We encourage anyone in the community seeking support as a result of this event to contact Austin Police Department Victim Services at 512-974-5037.
The Austin Police Department would like to thank all of the agencies that continue to provide assistance during the ongoing investigation including: U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, Austin Fire Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Austin-Travis County EMS, Killeen Police Department and Killeen ISD Police Department.
Detectives are asking anyone with information or video of the incident to call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.