KPD Identifies Homicide Victim


February 27, 2017

The name of the victim has been identified as 58 year old William Petty.  William succumbed to his injuries on February 26, 2017 and was pronounced deceased at 5:20am by medical personnel. 

Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division Homicide Unit are following active leads on this case and information will be provided as it becomes available. 

Killeen Police investigate an early morning Homicide.

Killeen Police responded to the Subway Restaurant located at 1100 Old FM 440 on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 3:42am, after receiving a 911 call about a robbery.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male victim with a gunshot wound; he was immediately transported to the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in critical condition.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division Homicide Unit are asking anyone who has information about this homicide to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at  You can also download the app P3 tips for IOS and Android phones.  All information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for this crime, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.


Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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