KPD Investigates an overnight Homicide

Killeen Police Investigate an overnight Homicide.


Officers were called to the 700 block of W. Ave C at 11:18 p.m., on Monday, April 17, 2017, after receiving a 911 call in reference to shots fired near a vacant lot. Upon the officers’ arrival they located a black male victim not breathing. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the male victim deceased at 12:34 a.m.; an autopsy is pending.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division, Homicide Unit, have not identified the male victim.  The victim is believed to be in his late teens or twenties.

Detectives 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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