Daiqwaun Lucas is a Musician, Actor and Community Organizer
Daiqwaun Lucas of Fitchburg has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide in relation to the shooting of a female at a home in Sumner on August 9. Lucas remains detained with a $1 Million cash bond.
Investigators report Lucas’ brother told them he was playing hide-and-seek behind Lucas when he heard two bangs and witnessed the victim being shot twice. A competency hearing has been scheduled for Sept 29.
Early Life and Education
Lucas was raised in Modesto with an interest in science-fiction and comic books, playing sports and racing cars until eventually discovering filmmaking as his passion. He directed his first feature film “Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB,” earning an award.
Tamika Williams-Lucas, Tamika’s stepmother, said her youngest sister was looking forward to Lucas coming to Henderson and celebrating her birthday with family and friends over barbecue and cocktails.
A deputy on scene observed a male walking north along Bingham Road near Olson Road and conducted what’s known as a high risk stop, identifying him as Lucas and waiving him into adult court for further prosecution, holding on $1 Million cash bond until Sept 29 for competency hearing.
Lucas excelled as an Ohio State college basketball player, leading his varsity team to three consecutive district titles while becoming both a McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand All-American as a senior.
After graduating from Oregon State, Lucas was selected by the Cincinnati Royals and signed with Cleveland Pipers of the American Basketball League; however, due to franchise insolvency he sat out the season before rejoining Cincinnati Royals at the beginning of 1963-64 season.
Lucas earned seven All-Star selections and twice made the All-NBA First Team. Lucas was also an exceptional rebounder; with more career rebounds than any center in NBA history. Following retirement after 1973-74 season he became an accomplished businessman while writing several books on memory education.
Achievement and Honors
Daiqwaun Lucas was an outstanding high school basketball player at Sierra Vista High School in Henderson, Nevada where he won a state title before going on to join the Las Vegas Suns NBA franchise and play professionally as an honor roll student with their basketball team. Lucas went on to represent both honor roll students as well as being featured as part of their honor roll rosters.
Jefferson County criminal complaint alleges Lucas shot the victim twice in the back of her head at her Town of Summer home on August 9. Lucas’ sibling told detectives they heard two gunshots during an activity they shared together and heard two bangs while playing hide and seek.
Lucas was granted entry into adult court and currently being held on a $1 Million cash bond for first-degree intentional homicide charges, with bail conditions that include not discussing this with family members or possessing dangerous weapons as defined by law.
Lucas was the oldest of 11 children and often assisted his stepmother Tamika Williams-Lucas with her tax service and hair braiding business. Additionally, he took care of his younger siblings each day before school started and would sit with his little sister during movie nights at home or drive her there himself, according to Williams-Lucas.
Lucas’ brother told police investigators he saw Lucas fire two shots at the victim during a game of hide and seek. Additionally, the brother heard two bangs but believed they were simply shell casings hitting the floor.
Lucas has been welcomed into adult court and is being held at Jefferson County Jail on a $1 Million cash bond, with an upcoming court date on Sept 29 for competency hearing.
Daiqwaun Lucas, best known for his music and acting career. Additionally, he serves as an activist and community organizer. Lucas was born March 1983 and currently resides in Oregon, Wisconsin. Lucas had previously resided in Dane County at 652 S Burr Oak Ave, Oregon WI 53575 and is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in relation to the August 9 shooting death of an unnamed woman at a rental home in Summer on that date. She was shot twice in the back of her head. Lucas, 16, was waived into adult court on Friday for release on a $1 Million cash bond until his competency hearing on September 29.