KPD Investigates Shooting on Dean Avenue

Killeen Police investigate a shooting on Dean Avenue.

Officers responded to the intersection of Dean Avenue and 8th Street, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, after receiving a 911 call about a shooting just after 5:00 p.m.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they were told the shooting victim had left the area.  The 27 year-old male victim was located in the 100 block of Hoover Avenue, suffering from gunshot wound to the chest.  The victim was immediately airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Hospital.

After speaking with witnesses, the officers were told that a gold vehicle approached the victim’s vehicle, when gunshots were exchanged. Both vehicles fled the scene. Minimal suspect information was provided.

The shooting victim is currently listed in critical condition.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division, Homicide Unit, are asking anyone who has information about this shooting 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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