Lyndsey Captain Vicknair Death: Manor, TX and Ara Duke, Pflugerville died in a Juneteenth concert mass shooting in Round Rock

Lyndsey Captain Vicknair Death: The Round Rock Police Department has released information about the suspect and the identities of the victims involved in the tragic shooting at the Juneteenth celebration in Old Settlers Park on Saturday night.

Juneteenth Concert Mass Shooting Victim Identified

The victims who died in the shooting were identified as 33-year-old Lyndsey Vicknair of Manor and 54-year-old Ara Duke of Pflugerville. According to Round Rock police, neither victim was involved in the altercation. Fourteen people, ranging in age from 10 to 62, were taken to surrounding hospitals. As of June 16 at 6 p.m., the majority had been released.

Police Statement

Chief Allen Banks issued a statement expressing the department’s sorrow: “Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the tragic loss of innocent lives and the injuries sustained by several others in Saturday’s senseless act of violence. Our deepest condolences go out to the families affected by this tragedy. We are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our community and will work tirelessly to bring those responsible to justice. Together, we will stand strong and support one another during this difficult time for our community.”

Family Statement

Lyndsey Captain Vicknair’s husband, Kevin X Vicknair, shared a heartfelt message following the tragic incident: “My Queen Lyndsey Captain Vicknair was killed in a mass shooting in Round Rock, TX, during the Juneteenth concert last night. It was just her and I; I’m happy we left the kids at home. I did everything I could to keep her with us. Please pray for our babies, Kenzi (7), Kairo (4), Kya (1). Thanks for all the support from family and friends who drove hours to get to us last night.

I don’t know what kind of test this is or what lessons will be learned, but with the Most High on our side, there is nothing we can’t overcome together. She was the Greatest Mother & Wife. You wouldn’t believe how she has elevated me and our children time and time again. I wouldn’t be the man I am today without you, my love. I’m so sorry I couldn’t get you back home safely. I love you in ways I didn’t know I was capable of loving. I will make sure we make you proud. I won’t let you down. I love you and miss you deeply.”

Round Rock Shooting Suspect Identified

Law enforcement is searching for a Black male around 19 to 20 years old, approximately 5’7″, with a skinny physique and short dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a white hoodie and is considered armed and dangerous.

The shooting began around 10:50 p.m. near the festival’s vendor section, rather than the main stage, amid a dispute between two groups at Old Settlers Park. The police are interviewing several witnesses and encourage anyone with information to contact Detective Maio at 512-341-3135 or email The Round Rock Police Department is also asking the public to submit any images or video evidence. The ATF is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s).


The community mourns the loss of Lyndsey Captain Vicknair and Ara Duke, innocent victims of a senseless act of violence. The Round Rock Police Department is actively investigating the incident and seeking justice for the victims and their families. Lyndsey Captain Vicknair’s obituary and funeral arrangements will be released in due course.

This tragedy underscores the need for community solidarity and vigilance. The support from family, friends, and the wider community is vital as the families affected navigate this difficult time.