KPD Identifies Homicide Victim and Suspect

May 5, 2017 – UPDATE

The shooting victim from the Homicide in the 1200 block of S. Ft Hood Road has been identified as 29 year-old Travis James Granger, of Killeen.

Through the investigation detectives were able to determine the identity of the suspect in this case.  On Friday, May 05, 2017, the Bell County District’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and issued a complaint charging 27 year-old Keith Louis Marinnie, of Killeen, with Murder and Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke issued a warrant for his arrest.  Killeen Police subsequently located and arrested him at the intersection of Pershing Drive and Old FM 440 Road at approximately 8:20 p.m. Marinnie was transported and booked into the Killeen City Jail.

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

Killeen Police responded to the 1200 block of S. Fort Hood Road on Friday, May 05, 2017, at approximately 9:23 a.m., after receiving a 911 call in reference to a shooting victim.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they found a male victim in the wooded area behind the 7-11 Convenience Store, suffering from a gunshot wound.  Killeen Fire Department Paramedics arrived and immediately transported the victim to Metroplex Hospital in critical condition.

The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 11:08 a.m.  An autopsy has been ordered to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensics Sciences of Dallas.

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 at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS and Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information given is anonymous and confidential, and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible for this Homicide, you could be eligible for reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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