KPD Investigates an Armed Robbery at Cellular Store

Killeen Police investigate an Armed Robbery at a Cellular Store.

Officers responded to the T-Mobile Cellular Store located at 3207 E. Central Texas Expressway, on Monday, April 25, 2017, at 4:14 p.m., after receiving a 911 call about an Armed Robbery in progress.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they were confronted by the suspect as he was exiting the store.  The suspect immediately fled on foot with the officers in pursuit.  During the foot pursuit the suspect turned and fired at the three officers, who returned fire.  The suspect received a fatal gunshot wound during the exchange.  Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown pronounced the suspect deceased at 6:08 p.m.

The Killeen Police Department Criminal Investigation Division and Texas Rangers responded to the scene and an investigation is ongoing, being led by the Rangers.

Any further requests for information surrounding this incident can be directed to Sgt. David Roberts with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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