KPD Officer Involved Shooting Update
UPDATE – The male who was shot by a Killeen Police Officer has been released from Baylor Scott & White Hospital. Thomas Eugene Meyers was taken into custody and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Assault with Bodily Injury Family Member, Motion to Revoke Probation for a prior Possession of a Controlled Substance. Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown arraigned Meyers and set his bonds accordingly – $50,000 for the Possession of a Controlled Substance, $50,000 for the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, $10,000 for the Assault with Bodily Injury Family Member, and $20,000 for the Motion to Revoke Probation for the prior Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was transported to the Bell County Jail where he currently resides.
The officer involved in this shooting has been cleared and will return to work.
January 16, 2017 __________________________________________________
Killeen Police investigate an Officer involved shooting on Cedarhill Drive.
Officers responded to the 1800 block of Cedarhill Drive on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 9:24am, after receiving a 911 call in reference to a domestic dispute between a male and female; the male had previously left the residence. The officer arrived and began speaking to the female when the male returned and was armed. There was a confrontation between the officer and the armed male and the officer shot the male. He was transported to the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in stable condition. There were no other injuries during this confrontation.
Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division, Violent Crimes Unit, continue to investigate this incident and information will be released as it becomes available.
As per Killeen Police Department policy, the officer involved in this incident has been placed on administrative leave as this case is investigated.
Killeen Police Department