KPD Investigates Shooting on Botanical

Killeen Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 2300 block of Botanical Drive.

Officers responded to a 911 call of shots being fired, at the 2300 block of Botanical Drive on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at 5:21am. Upon their arrival, they spoke with witnesses in the area but were unable to locate a victim. At 5:36am officers were notified that their victim, a 28 year old male suffering from a gunshot wound, was dropped off at Metroplex Hospital.  The victim was subsequently transported to Baylor Scott and White Hospital Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

The preliminary information obtained by officers revealed that the victim was on Botanical Drive when he was shot.

The name of the victim is withheld at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

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

Detectives are asking anyone who can has information about this shooting to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477), go online at or text BELLCO along with their 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 anonymous and confidential and if your tip results in the arrest of the suspect involved in this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash

Tina Amerson

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department


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