KPD Investigates Murder on Allegany

Killeen Police investigate a Murder on Allegany Drive.

Officers were dispatched to a 911 call in reference to a shooting victim in the 5300 block of Allegany Drive on Friday, August 25, 2017, at 4:41 a.m.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they located a black male inside the residence with a gunshot wound.  He was immediately transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that an unknown vehicle drove by the residence and fired several shots into the home, striking the victim.  Family members immediately called 911 advising them the victim had been shot.  No other injuries were reported.

The victim, 34 year-old Glenroy Joseph Smith Jr., succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at 6:49 a.m.  An autopsy has been ordered to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this Murder, 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 Murder, you could be eligible for reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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