KPD Investigates Early Morning Homicide

Killeen Police Investigate early morning shooting at the Bridgewater Apartments.

Officers were responding to numerous calls in reference to shots fired at 600 W. Hallmark Ave. on Monday, February 21, 2017, at 12:04am.  While officers’ were in route, the call was upgraded to a shooting.  Officers’ arrived to find a black male with a gunshot wound; he was immediately airlifted to the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Donald Engleking at 2:35am.

The victim’s name has been withheld pending the notification of his next of kin.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division, Homicide Unit are asking anyone who has information about this Homicide to contact Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at  You can also download the app P3 tips 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.

This case continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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