KPD Looking for Suspect in Stabbing Death

UPDATE – August 18, 2016 – Warrant Issued for Suspect in Stabbing

Gus Lozano Jr.

Through the investigation detectives were able to determine the identity of the suspect in this case.  On Friday, August 5, 2016, the Bell County District Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and issued a complaint charging 36 year old Gus Lozano Jr., with Aggravated Assault and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Later the same day, the victim, 40 year old Emjomo Moore, succumbed to his injuries at Baylor Scott & White Hospital and pronounced deceased by medical officials.  The original charge of Aggravated Assault may be upgraded by the District Attorney’s Office at a later date.    Gus Lozano Jr. is considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS; do not attempt to apprehend this suspect.

Officers responded to the area of 38th and Lake Rd. on Wednesday, August 03, 2016, at 2:34pm, after receiving 911 calls in reference to a man who had been stabbed.    Officers arrived at the Sun Mart located at 1515 N. 38th St., they were told a black male was stabbed by a Hispanic male.  The located the victim walking north on 38th St.   The preliminary investigation revealed that the two men were involved in a verbal altercation when the Hispanic male stabbed the black male.  The Hispanic male then left in a maroon Ford Explorer.  The victim was airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Lozano to call Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the P3tips app on IOS and Android phones.  All information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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