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DeQuan Carter

Do you know who murdered 17 year old DeQuan Carter in 2012?

  • Last updated: November 11, 2022
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • July 11, 2012

Overview of DeQuan Carter

DeQuan Lee Carter was a 17 year old living in Milwaukee who was senselessly murdered in 2012.

On July 10, 2012, DeQuan was at a party at his Milwaukee, WI home, celebrating his father’s release from jail with other members of his family. Shortly after midnight on July 11, 2012, an unidentified suspect approached the group of family members who were outside of the home. At this point, the suspect begins shooting into the crowd of people, hitting and killing DeQuan and seriously injuring three of his cousins before fleeing the scene.

"He just walked up and opened fire, out of nowhere.” - Princess Carter, DeQuan’s cousin.

Where the case stands today.

DaQuan’s senseless murder has gone unsolved for 10 years. Due to a lack of incoming leads or avenues being provided for authorities to investigate further, DeQuan’s murder is considered to be a cold case. If you have any information regarding DeQuan's murder, please contact the Milwaukee Police Department at (414) 933-4444 or through their online tip form. You can also contact Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS (8477) or submit your tip through their online tip form.

"He was a good child. He was a very good child. I just want him to turn himself in, but my baby didn't have to go like this. He didn't deserve to go. He was a good kid." - Cherissa Davis, DeQuan’s mother.


  1. Date Found:July 11, 2012
  2. Date of Death:July 11, 2012
  3. Birthday:March 26, 1995
  4. Age at Incident:17
  5. Race:African-American / Black
  6. Gender:Male

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