KPD Investigates Early Morning Homicide

Killeen Police are investigating an early morning shooting on Tidal Wave Dr.

Officers responded to the 4200 block of Tidal Wave Dr. at 1:42am, on Sunday, June 14, 2015, after receiving several 911 calls of shots being fired. Upon the officers’ arrival they located a 16 year old male suffering from a gunshot wound; he was unconscious and not breathing.  Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin pronounced the victim deceased at the scene at 2:36am; he ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.  The name of the victim will be withheld.

The preliminary information that was received by officers revealed the suspect(s) drove slowly past the house and began shooting in the direction of the victim.

The Criminal Investigations Division continues to investigate this incident and information will be released as it becomes available.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this Homicide or anyone involved, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at or text BELLCO along with your tip anonymously to 274637.  Text HELP to 274637 for help with the tip or text STOP to 274637 to stop the tip.  All information is confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of person responsible for this crime, you could be eligible to receive up to $1,000 in cash.

Tina Amerson

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

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