Update – Killeen Police Respond to a Domestic Disturbance with Shots Fired
For Immediate Release
July 14, 2017
Upon review of the this case, the Bell County District Attorney’s declined to pursue the Aggravated Assault charge. The suspect, 18 year-old Darion Boykins was charged with Discharging a Firearm in Certain Municipalities. Boykins was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke who set bond at $5000. Boykins was later transported to Bell County Jail.
July 12th, 2017
Killeen Police Respond to a domestic disturbance with shots fired.
On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017, at approximately 3:03 p.m., Killeen Police Officers responded to a home in the 3500 block of Ida Dr after receiving a call about an active shooter. The caller advised they heard the sound of a gunshot and observed a male point a handgun at other male.
Officers arrived and located three persons, who were determined to be brothers, involved in the incident. During the course of the investigation, officers discovered that two of the brothers began physically fighting with each other.
During the fight, one of the brothers retrieved a handgun inside their home. The third brother exited the home in an attempt to get help from neighbors, followed by the other two brothers. Witnesses stated that they heard shouting and several gunshots. They stated they then observed the suspect pointing a handgun at the victim. No one was struck by the gunfire. The suspect sustained minor injuries during the fight.
Officers placed one male under arrest for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. The suspect was transported to the Killeen Police Department Jail. The Killeen Police Department continues to investigate this case and it will be reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.
More information will be released when it is available.
Cdr. Alex Gearhart
Killeen Police Department