Archive | November 2015

KPD Investigates a Fatality Crash on Trimmier Road

Killeen Police investigate a fatality crash on Trimmier Road.

Officers responded to a 911 call on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 12:13pm, telling them of a crash that occurred in the 5400 block of Trimmier.  Upon the officers’ arrival they located a black Chevy Camaro in the roadway and a gray Ford Taurus flipped on its side.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the Chevy Camaro was traveling northbound on the outside lane of Trimmer and the Ford Taurus was traveling southbound on Trimmier attempting to turn east onto Nicholas Circle when the Camaro broad-sided the passenger side of the Taurus.  The Camaro was occupied by four occupants and two were transported with non-life threatening injuries.

The female passenger of the Taurus, 66 year old  Francine Winbush of Killeen, was pronounced deceased at 1:26pm by Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin and pronounced the driver, 60 year old Michael Keith Lockett of Chicago, deceased at 1:27pm.  He has ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit continues to investigate this fatality and information will be released as it becomes available.


Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

Killeen Police are investigating an afternoon shooting of a teenager.

Officers responded to the 600 block of Bishop Drive on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at 3:33pm, after receiving a 911 call telling them a male at the residence had been shot.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a 15 year old male with a gunshot wound to his chest.  The victim was transported to the McLane’s Children’s Hospital in Temple, in serious condition.  The victim was unable to tell the officers where this shooting took place.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this shooting to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477), go online anonymously at or text BELLCO along with the tip to 274637.  Text HELP to 274637 if you need help with the tip or text STOP to 274637 to stop the tip, message and data rates may apply.  All information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the suspect responsible for this shooting, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department