Two women were killed and 14 others were injured in the shooting during a Juneteenth event on June 15 at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock.


A third suspect has been arrested in the investigation into the deadly shooting that happened June 15 in Round Rock, Texas at the Juneteenth Festival at Old Settlers Park, according to the Round Rock Police Department. 

Eighteen-year-old Keshawn Dixon was arrested and charged with Deadly Conduct on Saturday in Killeen, TX and taken to the Bell County Jail.  

A person can be charged with Deadly Conduct If they “recklessly engage in conduct that places another in imminent danger of serious bodily injury,” according to the Texas Penal Code. 

Dixon may be charged with other offenses, according to Round Rock Police.  

Two women were killed and 14 others were injured in the shooting during a Juneteenth event on June 15 at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. Police said the incident began when two groups of people started fighting with each other near the vendor area of the festival. At least one person then pulled a gun out and started shooting before leaving the scene.

The two women, Ara Duke and Lyndsey Vicknair, were both innocent bystanders in the shooting, according to police. The injured victims’ ages range from 10 to 62 years old.

Family and friends remembered Vicknair at a funeral in her hometown in North Texas on June 22. Vicknair was remembered as a loving wife, mother and friend – someone involved in her community in many ways.

Gov. Greg Abbott announced that his office is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the person or people responsible for the shooting. Williamson County Crime Stoppers is also offering $5,000, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering $5,000, bringing the total reward amount up to $20,000.

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The FBI and the ATF are assisting Round Rock police in the investigation. You can help the Vicknair family by donating to the GoFundMe set up in Lyndsey Vicknair’s honor.

Ara Duke’s family provided KVUE with the following statement following Thompson’s arrest:

“The family of Ara Duke is in the mists of profound grief. We appreciate the efforts put forth by the Round Rock Police Department, and all other law enforcement agencies working on this case. Our family is grateful for the first arrest, and we employ all others involved, to turn yourselves in. We appreciate the outpouring of love and support shown by the entire community.”

Ara Duke’s family asks that instead of flowers, the community considers donating to charities that meant a lot to her. You can donate to the NPH USA in Duke’s memory through this link or donate to the Boys and Girls Club of the Austin Area with a note that says, “In Memory of Ara Duke.”