Killeen Police Investigate Shooting Death on Terrace Drive

The Killeen Police Department is investigating a late night Murder in the 1700 block of Terrace Dr.

Officers responded to 1701 Terrace, Terrace Heights Apartments, at 11:27pm, on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, after receiving numerous calls about shots being fired in the area of the apartments. Upon the officers arrival they located a lone black male lying in the north parking lot of the complex who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased by medical personnel at 12:26am.   Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The victim has been identified as 16 year old Emmanuel Xavier Nangah of Harker Heights. The motive for the shooting continues to be investigated.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this shooting to contact Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477), go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or text BELLCO along with the tip to 274637. Text HELP for help with the tip or text STOP to stop the tip, message and data rates may apply.   All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this homicide, you could receive a reward up to $1000 in cash.

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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