Killeen Police Investigate an afternoon shooting on Turkey Trot Road

Officers responded to 690 Turkey Trot after receiving a 911 call telling them a man had just been shot outside the residence.  Upon the officers arrival they located a 40 year old male inside a white Buick LeSabre suffering from a gunshot wound to the face and another male outside the vehicle.  The victim was immediately transported by ambulance to the Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, in critical condition.

The officers were told that two males were involved in a verbal altercation outside the residence, at some point during the argument a weapon was displayed and the victim was shot.   After further investigation the 40 year old suspect and resident, was taken into custody and transported to the Killeen City Jail.

The name of the victim has been withheld due to the extent of his injuries and the name of the suspect has been withheld until formal charges are returned by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit continue to investigate this incident and information will be released as it becomes available.

Carroll Smith

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department


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