KPD Investigates a morning Homicide

Killeen Police Investigate a morning Homicide.

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.

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

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  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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