Turkey Trot Shooting Update
Killeen Police investigate an afternoon shooting on Turkey Trot Road.
Officers responded to 690 Turkey Trot today, September 5, 2014 at 2:03pm, after receiving a 911 call telling them a man had just been shot outside the residence. Upon the officers arrival they located a 41 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.
UDPATE – September 6, 2014
The victim of the shooting, Danny Mac Carruthers, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at Scott & White Memorial Hospital at approximately 3:30am.
This case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging John Hyon Dust with Manslaughter. He is currently in the Killeen City Jail awaiting arraignment on Sunday, September 7, 2014.
Killeen Police Department